Adaptive Compression of Stereoscopic Images

  • Alessandro Ortis
  • Francesco Rundo
  • Giuseppe Di Giore
  • Sebastiano Battiato
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8156)

Abstract

Nowadays the growing availability of stereo cameras for common applications is becoming a commodity. This paper addresses the problem of stereoscopic images data compression proposing an innovative algorithm for compressing Multi Picture Object coded stereopairs. By means of self organizing reconstruction algorithm based on image redundancy we are able to reduce the size of the enclosed JPEG images. The overall perceived (and measured) quality is managed by considering that a stereoscopic image represents the same scene acquired from two different perspectives. In particular we achieve some compression gain just encoding the two images with different quality factors. The reported results and test benchmarks show the robustness and efficiency of the proposed algorithm.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Ortis
    • 1
  • Francesco Rundo
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Di Giore
    • 2
  • Sebastiano Battiato
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica ed InformaticaUniversità degli Studi di CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Digital Convergence Group/CSPSTMicroelectronics s.r.l.CataniaItaly

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