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Chapter 1: Rationality in Progressive Transmission
A progressive transmission scheme prioritizes the code bits according to their reduction in distortion (e.g., Ref. ). If the original image is I, the coding is actually done to C = Ω(I), where Ω represents a unitary hierarchical subband transformation (Ref. ).
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