Psychophysical comparisons in image compression algorithms
Bodine, Christopher J.
Krebs, William K.
Whitaker, Lyn R.
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Battlefield commanders are now requesting real-time visual battlefield information. These requests place an enormous strain on current transmission resources due to the file size of the images. As more and more visual information is sent, the ability to compress images efficiently becomes a significant issue. This thesis investigates whether any of the new image compression algorithms (Radiant TIN, Titan ICE, or Low Bit Rate) achieve higher compression ratios than the National Imagery Transmission Format Standard currently used by the Department of Defense. Titan ICE was found to perform better then Radiant TIN; however, the difference is not statistically significant. The Navy already has the proprietary rights to Radiant TIN. Therefore, in the absence of statistical significance, Radiant TIN is the recommended image compression algorithm for future use by the Department of Defense.
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