Other available formats:
Looking for an examination copy?
If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the course you are teaching.
With clear and easy-to-understand explanations, this book covers the fundamental concepts and coding methods of signal compression, whilst still retaining technical depth and rigor. It contains a wealth of illustrations, step-by-step descriptions of algorithms, examples and practice problems, which make it an ideal textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a useful self-study tool for researchers and professionals. Principles of lossless compression are covered, as are various entropy coding techniques, including Huffman coding, arithmetic coding and Lempel-Ziv coding. Scalar and vector quantization and trellis coding are thoroughly explained, and a full chapter is devoted to mathematical transformations including the KLT, DCT and wavelet transforms. The workings of transform and subband/wavelet coding systems, including JPEG2000 and SBHP image compression and H.264/AVC video compression, are explained and a unique chapter is provided on set partition coding, shedding new light on SPIHT, SPECK, EZW and related methods.Read more
- Provides clear explanations of the fundamentals, without compromising on rigor
- Includes descriptions of algorithms in set-aside boxes to help the reader understand how to program the algorithm and apply it in practice
- Covers important material not readily available elsewhere, such as dead-zone coding, distributed source coding, image wavelet coding and alphabet partitioning
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: December 2011
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521899826
- length: 440 pages
- dimensions: 254 x 178 x 25 mm
- weight: 1.01kg
- contains: 175 b/w illus. 39 tables 71 exercises
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Motivation: the importance of compression
2. Book overview
3. Principles of lossless compression
4. Entropy coding techniques
5. Lossy compression of scalar sources
6. Coding of sources with memory
7. Mathematical transformations
8. Rate control in transform coding systems
9. Transform coding systems
10. Set partition coding
11. Subband/wavelet coding systems
12. Methods for lossless compression of images
13. Color and multi-component image and video coding
14. Distributed source coding.
Welcome to the resources site
Here you will find free-of-charge online materials to accompany this book. The range of materials we provide across our academic and higher education titles are an integral part of the book package whether you are a student, instructor, researcher or professional.
Find resources associated with this titleYour search for '' returned .
Type Name Unlocked * Format Size
*This title has one or more locked files and access is given only to instructors adopting the textbook for their class. We need to enforce this strictly so that solutions are not made available to students. To gain access to locked resources you either need first to sign in or register for an account.
These resources are provided free of charge by Cambridge University Press with permission of the author of the corresponding work, but are subject to copyright. You are permitted to view, print and download these resources for your own personal use only, provided any copyright lines on the resources are not removed or altered in any way. Any other use, including but not limited to distribution of the resources in modified form, or via electronic or other media, is strictly prohibited unless you have permission from the author of the corresponding work and provided you give appropriate acknowledgement of the source.
If you are having problems accessing these resources please email email@example.com
Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses
- Cryptography and data compression
- Principles of Digital Communications
- Signal Compression
- Topics in Signal Processing: Data Compression
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email firstname.lastname@example.orgRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×