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lossy compression

Telemedicine A format for data transmission which compresses, transmits and decompresses at the receiving end with a 'tolerable' loss of imaged data. See Data compression, Telemedicine; Cf Codec, Loss-less compression, Modem, T-1.
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Ludwig, 2013: Evaluating lossy compression on climate data.
Thus, the offered new approach to detect areas of a clone/prototype in DI in the conditions of lossy compression of the cloned image is well-founded in case for compression the low-rank approximations of matrix (matrix blocks) of DI are used.
David Koff for the Canadian Association of Radiologists evaluated the use of 2 DICOM-compliant lossy compression algorithms and found that lossy compression had no effect on the diagnostic accuracy of interpretations made for modalities and body parts tested.
At test and measurement sampling rates, no effective lossless or lossy compression algorithm was available.
If the embedded watermark is in higher frequency, by the lossy compression attack, the watermark image is easily destructed or eliminated.
Lossy compression is useful in situations when it is not necessary to preserve the exact details of the original image.
Therefore, in order to meet the Scientific Working Group on Imaging Technology guidelines, CCTV systems that record images using lossy compression must have an alarm-mode included in their system.
When saving the target file, users can choose from a variety of uncompressed, lossless compressed, or lossy compression flavors of TIFF and PDF files.
Both lossless and lossy compression can be found in software, drivers, firmware, and in some cases even ASICs.
This lossy compression approach easily produces a 15:1 size reduction with minimal loss in image fidelity.