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Author(s) Saupe, D.
Title A new view of fractal image compression as convolution transform coding
Abstract This note presents a new conceptual view of fractal image compression. It is based on image cross-correlation and the codebook coherence characteristic of fractal image compression. Our interpretation provides a close relationship to transform coding. As a first application we demonstrate a technique for accelerating fractal encoding. It is lossless, i.e., it does not sacrifice any image quality and leads to a novel application of the fast Fourier transform-based convolution.
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