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Tinku Acharya, Lina J Karam, Francescomaria Marino: Compression of color images based on a 2-dimensional discrete wavelet transform yielding a perceptually lossless image. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 28, 2000: US06154493 (88 worldwide citation)

What is disclosed is a method that includes splitting raw image data into a plurality of channels including color plane difference channels, and then compressing separately each of these channels using a two-dimensional discrete wavelet transform, the compression utilizing quantization, whereby the ...


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Tinku Acharya, Lina J Karam, Francescomaria Marino: Real time algorithms and architectures for coding images compressed by DWT-based techniques. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 26, 2000: US06124811 (75 worldwide citation)

What is disclosed is a method that allows a fixed length codeword and flag to serve as a structure for encoding large run lengths, a sequence of such structures representing the number of zeroes between two non-zero values in a data set to be encoded. Also disclosed is an adaptive encoding technique ...


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Arcangelo Distante, Francescomaria Marino, Pier Luigi Mazzeo, Massimiliano Nitti, Ettore Stella: Automatic Method and System for Visual Inspection of Railway Infrastructure. Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, August 6, 2009: US20090196486-A1

The present invention relates to a visual inspection system and method for the maintenance of infrastructures, in particular railway infrastructures. It is a system able to operate in real time, wholly automatically, for the automatic detection of the presence/absence of characterizing members of th ...