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A Geometric Hidden Markov Tree Wavelet Model
In the last few years, it has become apparent that traditional wavelet-based image processing algorithms and models have significant shortcomings in their treatment of edge contours. The standard modeling paradigm exploits ...
Geometric Methods for Wavelet-Based Image Compression
Natural images can be viewed as combinations of smooth regions, textures, and geometry. Wavelet-based image coders, such as the space-frequency quantization (SFQ) algorithm, provide reasonably efficient representations for ...
Approximation and Compression of Piecewise Smooth Images Using a Wavelet/Wedgelet Geometric Model
Inherent to photograph-like images are two types of structures: large smooth regions and geometrically smooth edge contours separating those regions. Over the past years, efficient representations and algorithms have been ...
Image Compression using an Efficient Edge Cartoon + Texture Model
(IEEE Computer Society, 2002-04-01)
Wavelet-based image coders optimally represent smooth regions and isolated point singularities. However, wavelet coders are less adept at representing perceptually important edge singularities, and coding performance ...
Geometric Tools for Image Compression
Images typically contain strong geometric features, such as edges, that impose a structure on pixel values and wavelet coefficients. Modeling the joint coherent behavior of wavelet coefficients is difficult, and standard ...
Rate-Distortion Optimized Image Compression using Wedgelets
Most wavelet-based image coders fail to model the joint coherent behavior of wavelet coefficients near edges. Wedgelets offer a convenient parameterization for the edges in an image, but they have yet to yield a viable ...