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AIIM TR33-1998, Selecting an Appropriate Image Compression Method to Match User Requirements

This technical report provides practical methods for analyzing user requirements for image compression in order to select an appropriate and optimal image compression scheme that matches user requirements. The report describes procedures for applying image compression methods and standards to various types of documents in Electronic Image Management (EIM) systems. It addresses some of the applications of image compression methods and standards that are used for continuous tone (color and gray-scale) images and for bi-level (line art and text) images, and it provides guidance in selecting applicable compression algorithms for each among a wide range of source documents.


The purpose of this report is to provide practical methods for analyzing user requirements for image compression in order to select an appropriate and optimal image compression scheme which matches user requirements. This technical report is designed to provide guidance in selecting applicable compression algorithms for each among a wide range of source documents.


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