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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJARAI.2012.010602
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence(IJARAI), Volume 1 Issue 6, 2012.
Abstract: This paper proposes a novel 9/7 wavelet filter bank for texture image coding applications based on lifting a 5/3 filter to a 7/5 filter, and then to a 9/7 filter. Moreover, a one-dimensional optimization problem for the above 9/7 filter family is carried out according to the perfect reconstruction (PR) condition of wavelet transforms and wavelet properties. Finally, the optimal control parameter of the 9/7 filter family for image coding applications is determined by statistical analysis of compressibility tests applied on all the images in the Brodatz standard texture image database. Thus, a new 9/7 filter with only rational coefficients is determined. Compared to the design method of Cohen, Daubechies, and Feauveau, the design approach proposed in this paper is simpler and easier to implement. The experimental results show that the overall coding performances of the new 9/7 filter are superior to those of the CDF 9/7 filter banks in the JPEG2000 standard, with a maximum increase of 0.185315 dB at compression ratio 32:1. Therefore, this new 9/7 filter bank can be applied in image coding for texture images as the transform coding kernel.
Songjun Zhang, Guoan Yang, Zhengxing Cheng and Huub van de Wetering, “A Novel 9/7 Wavelet Filter banks For Texture Image Coding” International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence(IJARAI), 1(6), 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJARAI.2012.010602