Parallel implementation of fractal image compression

  title={Parallel implementation of fractal image compression},
  author={H. Lin and Anastasios N. Venetsanopoulos},
  journal={Proceedings 1995 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering},
  pages={1042-1045 vol.2}
  • H. Lin, A. Venetsanopoulos
  • Published 5 September 1995
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings 1995 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering
Fractal image encoding is based on the self-similarity search between range and domain blocks. It can be parallelized in three different ways. In this paper, we first formulate the encoding process and then present one of the parallel implementations on KSRI (Kendall Square Research parallel computer). Experimental results include the encoding time as a function of the number of processors and the speedup curve. The speedup of the encoding process is significant when compared to serial… 
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