shape coding


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shape coding

[′shāp ‚kōd·iŋ]
(design engineering)
The use of special shapes for control knobs, to permit recognition and sometimes also position monitoring by sense of touch.
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Second, if arbitrary ROI sharps are desired, the shape coding will consume a large number of bits, which significantly decreases the overall coding efficiency.
Secondly, when arbitrary ROI shapes are desired, the shape coding of the ROIs will consume a large number of bits, which reduces the overall coding efficiency.
Topics of the 16 papers include the JPEG family of coding standards, fractal image compression, distributed compression of field snapshots in sensor networks, two-dimensional shape coding, and lossless compression of VLSI layout image data.