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Table: Painting With Fewer Strokes


Science & Technology: COMPRESSION

TABLE: Painting with Fewer Strokes

The image at left takes up 10,000 bytes of magnetic storage. Kodak can produce

the one at right with just 50 bytes. Here's how other compression techniques

compare:

COMPRESSED FILE SIZE

METHOD TECHNIQUE IN BYTES

TIFF Discrete cosine transform 3,820

JPEG Discrete cosine transform 1,682

ITERATED SYSTEMS Fractals 140

KODAK Matching 50

DATA: ENVISIONEERING GROUP, SEAFORD, N.Y.


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