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IJMLC 2021 Vol.11(2): 137-142 ISSN: 2010-3700
DOI: 10.18178/ijmlc.2021.11.2.1026

Wavelet Based Image Coding via Image Component Prediction Using Neural Networks

Takuma Takezawa and Yukihiko Yamashita

Abstract— In the process of wavelet based image coding, it is possible to enhance the performance by applying prediction. However, it is difficult to apply the prediction using a decoded image to the 2D DWT which is used in JPEG2000 because the decoded pixels are apart from pixels which should be predicted. Therefore, not images but DWT coefficients have been predicted. To solve this problem, predictive coding is applied for one-dimensional transform part in 2D DWT. Zhou and Yamashita proposed to use half-pixel line segment matching for the prediction of wavelet based image coding with prediction. In this research, convolutional neural networks are used as the predictor which estimates a pair of target pixels from the values of pixels which have already been decoded and adjacent to the target row. It helps to reduce the redundancy by sending the error between the real value and its predicted value. We also show its advantage by experimental results.

Index Terms—Wavelet image coding, discrete wavelet transform, predictive coding, neural networks, super resolution.

The authors are with Tokyo Institute of Technology, School of Environment and Society, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 1528552 Japan (e-mail: takezawa.t.aa@m.titech.ac.jp, yamasita@tse.ens.titech.ac.jp).

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Cite: Takuma Takezawa and Yukihiko Yamashita, "Wavelet Based Image Coding via Image Component Prediction Using Neural Networks," International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 137-142, 2021.

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General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3700 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Mach. Learn. Comput.
  • Frequency: Bimonthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJMLC
  • Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Lin Huang
  • Executive Editor:  Ms. Cherry L. Chen
  • Abstracing/Indexing: Inspec (IET), Google Scholar, Crossref, ProQuest, Electronic Journals Library.
  • E-mail: ijmlc@ejournal.net


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