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A Progressive Universal Noiseless Coder

Effros, Michelle and Chou, Philip A. and Riskin, Eve A. and Gray, Robert M. (1991) A Progressive Universal Noiseless Coder. In: IEEE International Symposium on Information Technology (ISIT 91), Budapest, Hungary, 24-28 June 1991. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, p. 185. ISBN 0-7803-0056-4 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:EFFisit91

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Abstract

We describe an adaptation of Itoh and Kawabata's universal noiseless coder that allows for progressive transmission of images. The system is based on a tree structure, and codewords stored at internal nodes of the tree allow for early reproductions of the input image. When the encoder reaches a leaf of the tree, it continues transmitting until the compression is lossless. Compression results compare favorably to Ziv-Lempel coding of both images and finely quantized Gaussian sources.


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