Iteration-free fractal coding for image compression using genetic algorithm

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An iteration-free fractal coding for image compression is proposed using genetic algorithm (GA) with elitist model. The proposed methodology reduces the coding process time by minimizing intensive computations. The proposed technique utilizes the GA, which greatly decreases the search space for finding the self-similarities in the given image. The performance of the proposed method is compared with the iteration-free fractal-based image coding using vector quantization method for both single block and Quad tree partition on benchmark images for parameters such as image quality and coding time. It is observed that the proposed method achieves excellent performance in image quality with reduction in computing time.


Electrical and Computer Engineering | Electrical and Electronics | Engineering | Signal Processing | Systems and Communications


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