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dc.contributor.advisorBrady, Alyce
dc.contributor.advisorElrod, David H.
dc.contributor.advisorMay, Jerry
dc.contributor.advisorNg, Samson
dc.contributor.authorDeer, David
dc.descriptionv, 15 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper briefly introduces the subject of image compression and outlines the task of creating a new file storage format on which I worked. My goal was to develop a process by which a scanned document might be saved using less storage space and result in a superior image quality than means available. Currently we are only looking at grayscale images, the issue of color images will be addressed in the future. We developed a process which separates an image into two component files, one hi-level and one grayscale, each of which is then compressed with an algorithm appropriate to it. The two small portions are then recombined to form a decent recreation of the originalen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipCanon Research Center of America, Inc. Palo Alto, California.
dc.relation.ispartofSenior Individualized Projects. Computer Science.
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Computer Science Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written
dc.titleDigital Image File Compression: Creating a Hybrid Image Formaten_US
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