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Applications of fractals to image data compression.

Andrew Philip Wilton

Applications of fractals to image data compression.

by Andrew Philip Wilton

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Published by Aston University. Department of Electronic Engineering and Applied Physics in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (PhD) - Aston University, 1996.

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Open LibraryOL13843645M

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction Mathematical Background Fractal Image Compression with Quadtrees Archetype Classification in an Iterated Transformation Image Compression Algorithm / R.D. Boss and E.W. Jacobs Hierarchical Interpretation of Fractal. Featuring a collection of articles by twelve experts in the field of fractal image compression, this book contains the complete details of how to encode and decode images, offering working codes that Includes some of the latest results in this field.

Fractal image compression relates to vector quantization, but unlike VQ where, a codebook needs to be transmitted to the decoder with fractal encoding this codebook is a virtual one. This is the advantage you might say of fractal over VQ, however, the disadvantage is that. Fractal image compression is a practical use of fractals and how it works is fascinating The Mandelbrot set with its repeated features going off into infinity is a familiar image. It turns up on posters and on book covers. At one time it looked as if fractals were just a branch of pure mathematics that happened to be pretty enough to make it to the coffee table book status - but we were wrong.

This book is concerned with the theory and application of fractal geometry in digital imaging. It is divided into four parts. Part 1 deals with the general theory of fractal geometry and focuses attention on the theory of random scaling fractals.. Part II covers a fundamental inverse problem, that of using fractals to segment : Paperback. Applications of Fractals: The basic idea of Fractals is to find regularities in the existing irregularities. Below given are some applications of Fractals: Fractal image compression is used in computer science, based on the facts of fractal geometry. By using this technique image is much more compressed as compared to JPEG, GIF, etc.


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Applications of fractals to image data compression by Andrew Philip Wilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

In a sentence or two: fractal image compression is a method, or class of methods, that allows images to be stored on computers in much less memory than standard ways of storing images. The "fractal" part means that the methods have something to do with fractals, complicated looking sets that arise out of simple : Springer-Verlag New York.

In my opinion, Fisher's book can serve as a very good tutorial to fractal image encoding. The first chapter, probably better known as the "SIGGRAPH '92 Course Notes", can be understand easily even by non-scientist and be used to code your own basic compression by: Hart J () Fractal Image Compression and Recurrent Iterated Function Systems, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications,(), Online publication date: 1-Jul Saupe D and Hamzaoui R () A review of the fractal image compression literature, ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics,(), Online publication date: 1-Nov An Introduction to Fractal Image Compression 3 A common feature of these transformations that run in a loop back mode is that for a given initial image each image is formed from a transformed (and reduced) copies of itself, and hence it must have detail at every scale.

That is, the images are fractals. This. This book presents the theory and application of new methods of image compression based on self-transformations of an image.

These methods lead to a representation of an image as a fractal, an object with detail at all scales. Very practical and completely up-to-date, this book will serve as a useful reference for those working in image processing and encoding and as a great introduction for Reviews: 1.

In a sentence or two: fractal image compression is a method, or class of methods, that allows images to be stored on computers in much less memory than standard ways of storing images.

The "fractal" part means that the methods have something to do with fractals, complicated looking sets that arise out of simple algorithms. A recent trend in computer graphics and image processing is to use Iterated Function System (IFS) to generate and describe both man-made graphics and natural images.

Jacquin was the first to propose a fully automatic gray scale image compression algorithm which is referred to as a typical static fractal transform based algorithm in this paper. By using this algorithm, an image can be Cited by: 1.

The bibliography from "Fractal Image Compression: Theory and Application to Digital Images" is available in TeX (good), not BiBTeX (bad); it contains more references than the book's real bibliography (good), but there are also non-fractal-image-compression references (bad).

A study using fractals is being carried out to alleviate the data storage problem, since fractal image compression offers the largest compression ratio of the available image compression algorithms. Project Description. The project's goal, is to provide a reusable, free and open source library for fractal compression of images.

Along with the library, comes a small application, indicating the library's usage and serving as an example and proof of concept of the ideas behind fractal compression. Applications of fractals to image data compression. By Andrew P. Wilton. Abstract. Digital image processing is exploited in many diverse applications but the size of digital images places excessive demands on current storage and transmission technology.

Image data compression is required to permit further use of digital image processing Author: Andrew P. Wilton. Chapter 13—Fractal Image Compression A brief history of fractal image compression originated as kinotropic applications.

At this point, he interrupted again, asking if I had indeed said "the compression of data," The Data Compression Book provides you with a comprehensive reference to this. Fractal compression stores this type of information to achieve compression. To do fractal compression, the image is divided into sub-blocks.

Then for each block, the most similiar block if found in a half size version of the image and stored. This is done for each block. Then during decompression, the opposite is done iteratively to recover. Fractal image compression is a promising new technology but is not without problems.

Most critically, fast encoding is required for it to find wide use in multimedia applications. This is now within reach: recent methods are five orders of magnitude faster than early attempts.

of fractal image compression it gives high data compression ratio, and less decompression time. But the main disadvantage with this technique is large encoding time for image data compression.

At present in this paper we have focused on enhancing the data compression ratio and improves the image quality after the decompression. Fractal. In this Chapter, we will discuss the need for hactal image compression techniques.

Wë wiil also introduce Fractals, the Brute Force fractal image compression method and discuss some OF its disadvantages. We go on to introduce the history of hactal image compression research and conclude the Chapter with an insight of the follosving Chapters.

to small errors in image data. Applications to the NASA mission are discussed. OVERVIEW Fractals are geometric or data structures which do not simplify under magnification.

Fractal Image Compression is a technique which associates a fractal to an image. On the one hand, the fractal can be described in terms of a few succinct rules, while on the. Fractal image compression has been used in a number of commercial applications: onOne Software, developed under license from Iterated Systems Inc., Genuine Fractals 5 which is a Photoshop plugin capable of saving files in compressed FIF (Fractal Image Format).

Fractal compression algorithms overcome this problem by applying the concepts of Iterated Function Systems (IFS) theory and focusing on the self similarity in real-world images [2]. Images are viewed as a collage of self-similar parts that can be mapped onto each other using concepts of IFS by: 4.

The remainder of the book is devoted to fractal and wavelet topics, and will not focus on general compression topics, such as entropy coding, which are covered in other texts. Fractal image compression is motivated by initially looking at iterated function systems (IFS). The mathematics of IFS theory, including the contraction mapping theorem.

Two particular applications are highlighted: the re-ordering of data during image scanning and the mapping of multi-dimensional data to one dimension. It is shown that there are many possible space-filling curves which may be used to scan images and that selection of an optimum curve leads to significantly improved data : Andrew P.

Wilton.Fractal Image Compression book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. How do you encode 7 hours of sound, animations, color ma 4/5(2).Lossless image compression. Many techniques for text data can be extended and applied to image data. These lead to many lossless approaches for image compression.

We first look at image compression for a binary source, i.e. bi-level images. Bi-level images are efficient for certain applications where the visual satisfaction is not a.