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dc.contributor.authorLavu, Sridhar
Choi, Hyeokho
Baraniuk, Richard G.
dc.creatorLavu, Sridhar
Choi, Hyeokho
Baraniuk, Richard G. 2007-10-31T00:51:16Z 2007-10-31T00:51:16Z 2003-03-01 2003-03-01
dc.description Conference Paper
dc.description.abstract We propose a new algorithm for compressing three-dimensional triangular mesh data used for representing surfaces. We apply the Estimation-Quantization (EQ) algorithm originally designed for still image compression to the normal mesh wavelet coefficients. The EQ algorithm models the wavelet coefficients as a Gaussian random field with slowly varying standard deviation. By designing the quantizers in a rate-distortion optimal fashion, we improve upon the recently proposed zerotree normal mesh compression algorithm by 0.5 to 1 dB in distortion.
dc.description.sponsorship Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
dc.description.sponsorship Office of Naval Research
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
Normal Meshes
3D Geometry coding
dc.subject.otherImage Processing and Pattern analysis
Wavelet based Signal/Image Processing
Multiscale Methods
Signal Processing Applications
Multiscale geometry processing
dc.title Estimation-Quantization Geometry Coding Using Normal Meshes
dc.type Conference paper 2003-03-29
dc.citation.bibtexName inproceedings 2006-06-21
dc.contributor.orgDigital Signal Processing (
Normal Meshes
3D Geometry coding
dc.citation.location Snowbird, Utah
dc.citation.conferenceName Data Compression Conference
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dc.identifier.citation S. Lavu, H. Choi and R. G. Baraniuk, "Estimation-Quantization Geometry Coding Using Normal Meshes," 2003.

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