8 December 1977 Halftone Pictorial Encoding
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This report briefly reviews a new technique for pictorial encoding. Exploiting the characteristics of the human visual system, a halftone screening procedure is utilized to develop a binary-pixel representation of the image. This binary data is then encoded, enabling much less than 1 bit/pixel storage/communications cost. The proposed strategy is simple to implement, primarily digital, and capable of high speeds. Furthermore, the output image is most compatible with binary display and marking engine technologies.
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J. C. Stoffel, "Halftone Pictorial Encoding", Proc. SPIE 0119, Applications of Digital Image Processing, (8 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955697; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955697
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