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Re: [BKARTS] image compressions....



LZW: Lempel-Ziv & Welch compression scheme
patented form of compression owned by Unisys.

on 1/27/03 11:29 AM, Don Drake at ddrake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Sorry for the jargon, here's the key:
>
> JPEG-Joint Photography Experts Group
> lossy - loss (or modification) of data
> dpi -dots per inch, used here as synonymous with pixels per inch
> pixel - your picture is chopped into a grid for sampling, each grid
> cell is one pixel
> lossless - no loss (or modification) of data
> TIFF - tagged image file format
> LZW - don't know what it stands for. A compression algorithm that
> allows for 100% restoration of the original data.
>
> Dejargonizing the world for since 8:15AM PST :-)
>
> Don Drake
> Dreaming Mind
>
> ddrake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> IM: stitchbyhand
> http://www.dreamingmind.com
> http://www.hughstump.com
> (510) 537-9711
>

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