Wavelet-Based Image Coding: An Overview

  • Geoffrey M. Davis
  • Aria Nosratinia

Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of wavelet-based image coding. We develop the basics of image coding with a discussion of vector quantization. We motivate the use of transform coding in practical settings and describe the properties of various decorrelating transforms. We motivate the use of the wavelet transform in coding using rate-distortion considerations as well as approximation-theoretic considerations. Finally we give an overview of current coders in the literature.

Keywords

Entropy Covariance Hexagonal Compaction Expense 

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