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3 June 1987 A Hierarchical Technique For The Compression And Incremental Transmission Of Three-Dimensional Digital Data
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Proceedings Volume 0757, Methods of Handling and Processing Imagery; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940042
Event: OE LASE'87 and EO Imaging Symposium, 1987, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
This paper describes an incremental transmission technique for displaying 3D imagery at different levels of detail and resolution. The objective of the technique developed is to allow a user to browse through imagery at a low resolution and zoom in only on specific features of interest. The technique described in this paper allows increasing the resolution and detail of the image by transmitting a relatively small amount of additional information and computing the new image locally in the display system. The need for systems with this capability is essential when (i) the resolution of the imagery exceeds the display resolution of the device, and (ii) a central file server on a network must transmit image-data to support several display devices.
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Indranil Chakravarty and Bruce G. Nichol "A Hierarchical Technique For The Compression And Incremental Transmission Of Three-Dimensional Digital Data", Proc. SPIE 0757, Methods of Handling and Processing Imagery, (3 June 1987); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940042
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