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vol 60 / AUGUST, 2017
Article
UDC 004.932.2

ANALYSIS OF EFFICIENCY OF FRACTAL METHODS OF COMPRESSION OF BIOMEDICAL IMAGES ON THE BASE OF THE MINIMAL DESCRIPTION LENGTH PRINCIPLE

I. P. Gurov
ITMO University, 197101, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation; Head of Chair


V. . Okunev
ITMO University; junior research worker


A. S. Potapov
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation; Professor


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Abstract. An investigation on efficiency of fractal compression methods as applied to microscopic images of blood cells is carried out. The efficiency estimation is performed on the base of minimal description length principle, which made it possible to merge particular criteria of compression ratio and data loss. Fractal representations for the images under consideration are shown to be less effective than other types of image compression.
Keywords: fractal compression, image compression, remote medicine, representational minimum description length.