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Image Compression using Orthogonal Wavelets Viewed from Peak Signal to Noise Ratio and Computation Time

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 47 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2012
P. M. K. Prasad
Prabhakar Telagarapu
G. Uma Madhuri

P m k Prasad, Prabhakar Telagarapu and Uma G Madhuri. Article: Image Compression using Orthogonal Wavelets Viewed from Peak Signal to Noise Ratio and Computation Time. International Journal of Computer Applications 47(4):25-34, June 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {P.m.k. Prasad and Prabhakar Telagarapu and G. Uma Madhuri},
	title = {Article: Image Compression using Orthogonal Wavelets Viewed from Peak Signal to Noise Ratio and Computation Time},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {47},
	number = {4},
	pages = {25-34},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Uncompressed image data requires considerable storage capacity and transmission bandwidth. Despite rapid progress in mass-storage density, processor speeds, and digital communication system performance, demand for data storage capacity and data transmission bandwidth continues to outstrip the capabilities of available technologies. Images require substantial storage and transmission resources, thus image compression is advantageous to reduce these requirements. Different wavelets will be used to carry out the transform of test image and the results will be analyzed in terms of Peak signal to noise ratio obtained and the computation time taken for decomposition and reconstruction. The orthogonal wavelet used are Daubechies family of Haar (Daubechies 1), Daubechies 2, Daubechies 3, Daubechies 4, Daubechies 5, and Coiflet families, as well as Symlet families. . The wavelet which has the highest PSNR in each family is Haar(db),Coiflet1,andSymlet 2 and less computation time in each family is Haar(db1), symlet3, 4, 6 and coiflet1.


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