Visually lossless strategies to decode and transmit JPEG2000 imagery

Leandro Jiménez-Rodríguez, Francesc Aulí-Llinàs, Michael W. Marcellin

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Visually lossless coding allows image codecs to achieve high compression ratios while producing images without visually noticeable distortion. In general, visually lossless coding is approached from the point of view of the encoder, so most methods are not applicable to already compressed codestreams. This paper presents two algorithms focused on the visually lossless decoding and transmission of JPEG2000 codestreams. The proposed strategies can be employed by a decoder, or a JPIP server, to reduce the decoding or transmission rate without penalizing the visual quality of the resulting images. © 1994-2012 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
Article number6661383
Pages (from-to)35-38
JournalIEEE Signal Processing Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • Human visual system
  • JPEG2000
  • Visibility thresholds
  • Visually lossless coding


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