Near-Lossless Color Image Compression with No Error Accumulation in Multiple Coding Cycles

  • Marek Domański
  • Krzysztof Rakowski
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2124)


The paper comprises study on accumulation of errors produced by near-lossless JPEG-LS in the consecutive compression-decompression cycles. Paper proves that alternatively, lossless compression can be performed on luminance and chrominance with reduced representation bit numbers. The advantage is that the errors do not accumulate in the consecutive cycles of compression because rounding errors of the RGB → YCRCB →RGB transformation do not accumulate in the consecutive transformation cycles. Exemplary experimental data that verify these statements are included in the paper.


JPEG-LS near-lossless image compression 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Domański
    • 1
  • Krzysztof Rakowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Instytut Elektroniki i TelekomunikacjiPolitechnika PoznańskaPoznańPoland

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