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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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Given the data volume challenge we face, we should consider the wider use of more aggressive data compression techniques, such as lossy compression, as a matter of course.
The log domain lossy integrator design procedure is the first step.
It is noted that (6) and (10) are the leapfrog ADI-FDTD equations for lossy media which is one-step and arbitrary order in space.
From measurements, the read ranges of SDTs attached to lossy LWCs under test are shown in Table 5.
D, "New numerical approach in the analysis of a thin wire radiating over a lossy half-space", International journal for numerical methods in engineering 1995; 38:38033816.
Note that the IWT can also be used for lossy compression and it has certain advantages over the traditional DWT.
Using this rule of thumb, we see the relationship between the interconnect length and bit rate, when we need to worry about lossy lines as: length > 50/BR, with BR in Gbps and length in inches.
In exchange for achieving higher, lossy compression ratios, often 10:1 or greater, you accept data that is similar to but not exactly the same as the original data, hence the term lossy.
This enables on-the-fly, lossy and lossless compression schemes, allowing system designers to optimize between image compression quality and downloading time.