Advanced Techniques of Image Processing and
for the Spread of Digitalised Cultural Values
OVERVIEW OF THE IMAGE COMPRESSION TECHNIQUES
FOR CREATING DIGITAL ARCHIVES AND PRESENTATION
ON THE WEB
Abstract. In this
short tutorial traditional and new image compression techniques are presented.
By means of different examples, the advantages and drawbacks of various methods of
image compression are considered. This tutorial focuses on the application of new,
wavelet-based compression techniques, which are especially suitable for the
Internet presentation of scanned documents.
This chapter is available as one-day (6-hour) training package for
seminar: the text with remarks for trainer, references and a collection of
Who’s it for?
Anyone who ever wanted to convert pictures onto digital file the web or
prepare them for safeguarding in digital archive. Anyone who needs to know about
the latest trends in development of compression techniques and software.
What will I study?
of good image compression
of wavelet-based compression techniques
of various methods of image compression
and new image formats
of image compression using various formats
of new compression techniques
aspects of image compression
Examples of technology
application, evaluation of digital image quality.
Overview of existing digitising projects (virtual archives and
Silesian University of Technology , Department of Automatic Control, Electronics
and Computer Science,
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