Lossless Compression Handbook

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Academic Press, Dec 18, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 454 pages
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The 21 chapters in this handbook are written by the leading experts in the world on the theory, techniques, applications, and standards surrounding lossless compression. As with most applied technologies, the standards section is of particular importance to practicing design engineers. In order to create devices and communication systems that can communicate and be compatible with other systems and devices, standards must be followed.

*Clearly explains the process of compression and transmission of multimedia signals
*Invaluable resource for engineers dealing with image processing, signal processing, multimedia systems, wireless technology and more
 

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Contents

Compression Techniques
53
Applications
205
Standards
299
Hardware
403
Index
447
Color Plate Section
457
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Khalid Sayood received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester in 1977 and 1979, respectively, and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1982. In 1982, he joined the University of Nebraska, where he is the Heins Professor of Engineering. His research interests include data compression, joint source channel coding, and bioinformatics.