PARALLEL IMAGE COMPRESSION

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 5123
Amount: $497,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1988
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
3112 Devon Rd, Durham, NC, 27707
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 JOHN H. REIF
Title: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PARALLEL ALGORITHMS FOR IMAGE COMPRESSION. OUR PROPOSED METHODS SATISFY THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: (1) THEY ARE HIGHLY PARALLEL. WE PLAN A TRIAL IMPLEMENTATION ON THE 16,000 PROCESSOR MPP AT THE NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER. (2) THEY ARE ADAPTIVE; THAT IS, THE CODE BOOK IS DYNAMICALLYMODIFIED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF PATTERNS THAT ARE DISCOVERED WITHIN THE IMAGE. (3) THEY ALLOW VARIABLE FIDELITY; THAT IS, THE USER CAN SPECIFY THE DEGREE (UP TO NONE) OF LOSS OF INFORMATION DURING COMPRESSION.

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