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This Recommendation | International Standard defines a set of lossless (bit-preserving) and nearly lossless (where the

error for each reconstructed sample is bounded by a pre-defined value) compression methods for coding continuoustone,

gray-scale, or colour digital still images.

This Recommendation | International Standard

? specifies a process for converting source image data to compressed image data;

? specifies processes for converting compressed image data to reconstructed image data;

? specifies coded representations for compressed image data;

? provides guidance on how to implement these processes in practice.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1999-12
    Corrected version (en) : 2000-09
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 66
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
    Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information
  • 35.040.30
    Coding of graphical and photographical information

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