Overview and evaluation of the JPEG XT HDR image compression standard

@article{Artusi2015OverviewAE,
  title={Overview and evaluation of the JPEG XT HDR image compression standard},
  author={Alessandro Artusi and Rafał K. Mantiuk and Thomas Richter and Philippe Hanhart and Pavel Korshunov and Massimiliano Agostinelli and Arkady Ten and Touradj Ebrahimi},
  journal={Journal of Real-Time Image Processing},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={413-428}
}
Standards play an important role in providing a common set of specifications and allowing inter-operability between devices and systems. Until recently, no standard for high-dynamic-range (HDR) image coding had been adopted by the market, and HDR imaging relies on proprietary and vendor-specific formats which are unsuitable for storage or exchange of such images. To resolve this situation, the JPEG Committee is developing a new coding standard called JPEG XT that is backward compatible to the… 
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