Advanced Image Compression Techniques Used for Big Data


Image compression is a valuable approach for putting away the huge volume of structured or unstructured data in every field of application of image processing and data innovation technology. It assists with expanding, upgrades operational efficiencies, enables reduction of cost, and manages the risk for business operations. The growth rate of databases is expanding with high quantity and quality as well. This is called big data and these data require data compression for storage and retrieval processes. The main objective of this chapter is to cover advanced image compression techniques utilized in big data management. As we all are aware, the database such as images plays an imperative role in image-based data mining for the association to provide an advanced output. Data with huge volume or complex images consistently lead to an issue. In this manner, image data compression is frantically required by all the organization for smooth, dependable, and ideal retrieval of the data. There are various image-based data compression algorithms created by analysts to compress the data and image documents that apply in different fields, for example, biomedical, space/satellite, agriculture, military operations, and so on. The data are put away in the buffer area of the computer storage unit. A buffer is a consecutive segment of computer memory that holds more than one occurrence of a similar data type. The overflow condition of a buffer happens when a program endeavors to read or write beyond a limit of allocated memory or w'hen a program endeavors to place information in a memory area preceding a buffer. The buffer overwhelm issue can be avoided by industries frantically needing data compression to store the data inside the specified space of the buffer area.

The imaged data compression technique has been one of the empow'ering advances for the on-going computerized transformation for quite a long time which brought about renowned algorithms such as Huffman Encoding, LZ77, Gzip, RLE, JPEG, and so on. Many researchers have investigated the character/word-based ways to deal with image compression missing out a great opportunity, the bigger part of mining of patterns from huge databases. Our attention to cover research studies focuses around compression perceptions of data mining as recommended by Naren Ramakrishnan et al. wherein there are effective renditions of original algorithms of compression techniques for images that utilize different Frequent Pattern Mining/Clustering procedures.

Image-based data compression is the general term for various procedures and projects created to address this issue. A compression technique is utilized to change over information from a simple-to-utilize introduction to one upgraded for minimization. Similarly, an uncompressed technique restores the data to its original structure. This procedure is utilized on huge information substances in the consistent and physical database. In the physical database, the information is put away in bit shapes as information stream, while on the coherent database, the specific information is put away as information substance types in the output stream, and they trade shared information substances with a little bit of programming code. The logical technique is compressing the data in the database.

An Overview of the Compression Process

Currently, image processing is generally utilized for the computer vision framework and for different applications, for example, medical areas, military operations for object detection or tracking, satellite image operations, and so on. Satellite imaging is a significant and urgent field of research. Satellite images are utilized for climate checking, space data investigation, and location detection and tracking operations. Additionally, medical imaging, for example, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and ultrasound, serves as an antecedent for deciding a patient’s undertaking toward therapeutics or medical surgery. The rising inescapability of interminable sicknesses worldwide has brought about an extraordinary increment in the number of analytical imaging strategies being executed yearly. This, thus, has offered to ascend to further develop imaging advancements and programming to assist in precise determination. For the motivations behind the patient clinical history, these images are put away for extremely significant stretches. Likewise, future research and clinical advancements render such records exceptionally sensitive, emphasizing their requirement to be stored. Storage, be that as it may, represents an incredible test since there is restricted capacity ability to save these ever-developing clinical images. Any technology that improves satellite images and clinical image compression is welcome. The lossy compression is utilized broadly in space frameworks or multimedia applications for at least one target such as lessening transmission time, decreasing transmission bandwidth utilization, and diminishing the information rate. Satellite imaging is an incredible methodology for specialists to contemplate the space data, geoscience, and space data investigation. Image compression is used to diminish the size of the data with a particular ultimate objective to decrease memory space for data storage, which in turn reduces information move limiting necessities for continuous transmission. Image decompression is to give back the first image with no adversity. Image compression and decompression assume a significant role in information transmission. Image compression is one of the key innovations for imaging instruments, and it is the procedure to evacuate the excess and insignificant data from the image with the goal that lone basic data can be spoken to utilizing fewer bits to lessen the capacity size, transmission bandwidth, and transmission time prerequisites. Image decompression is to translate and to remake the first image. It is an application to improve the image in terms of quality or size. Telemedicine is the procedure to give better humane services to the patients at remote locations. Patients who are living in a remote zone can get clinical consideration from specialists far or experts far away as opposed to visiting them straightforwardly. Classes associated with telemedicine are store and forward, remote checking, and real-time instructiveness. Developing advances in this field are video communication and wellbeing data innovation. This kind of clinical consideration is given to creating nation where patients in remote zones are more. Specialist care conveyance manages telecardiology, teletransmission, telepsychiatry, teleradiology, telepathology, teledermatology, teledentistry, teleradiology, and teleophthalmology. A progressed and exploratory help manages telesurgery. In telesurgery, work focuses around the image compression/decompression algorithms for the quick transmission of images. The effective image compression/decompression algorithm decreases the capacity size of the specific image for quick transmission. Lossless compression plays a significant role in clinical image transmission. Image compression/decompression is a significant prerequisite of imaging payloads on telemedicine applications.

Concept of Image Compression

The basic concept of image compression is listed as follows:

  • • It is the replacement of frequently occurring data or symbols, with short codes that require fewer bits of capacity than the original image.
  • • Saves space, yet expects time to save and extract.
  • • Success changes with the sort of information.
  • • Works best on information with low spatial changeability and restricted potential qualities.
  • • Work is inadequately with high spatial changeability information or continuous surfaces.
  • • Exploits inherent redundancy and superfluity by changing an information record into a little one (Figure 6.1).
Block diagram of image compression concept

FIGURE 6.1 Block diagram of image compression concept.

Related work of Image Compression Methods

Hagag et al. (2017) introduced a satellite multispectral image compression technique. This technique depends on expelling subbands to diminish the capacity size of multispectral images with high-resolution pixels. Here, discrete wavelet change with an entropy coder is adjusted to perform the compression procedure. By utilizing this strategy, image quality obtained was 3-11 DB. Improved Thematic Mapper in addition to satellite multispectral images is utilized to obtain approval for the above pressure procedure.

Huang et al. (2017) presented a hybrid technique for binary tree coding with adaptive (BTCA) scanning demand. This strategy is a suitable algorithm to give compression low unpredictability. BTCA gives huge memory space; however, it does not give random access memory (RAM). Be that as it may, in this paper, another coding strategy BTCA with ideal truncation is utilized. As per BTCA. images are partitioned into a few obstructs that are encoded separately. It will choose the legitimate truncation focuses for each square to enhance the proportion of twisting at a high compression ratio (CR) with low memory necessity and RAM is acquired. Remote detecting image information is huge in size so it requires pressure with a low-multifaceted nature calculation that can be utilized for space-borne hardware. This strategy is basic and quick which is reasonable for space borne equipment. It improves the peak signal-to-noise ratio (PSNR) just as image visual quality.

Haddad et al. (2017) utilized a wavelet change followed by an adaptive scanning technique. This compression technique is favored for a remote detecting image that is appropriate for board-available compression. Wavelet change is utilized to lessen the capacity size, and the versatile filtering technique focuses on securing the surface data of a specific image. This mix of methods improves coding execution. Here, entropy coding or some other convoluted segments are not utilized.

Jiang et al. (2017) utilized the FPGA-based correspondence stack technique for compacting the information. It is utilized on nano-satellite space missions. This technique allows the satellite administrator to cooperate with the satellite utilizing a CCSDS consistent RF joins for proficient correspondence. It is utilized for both space ground and locally available interchanges. Here, the nano-satellite is fused with ground-station arrangements. Here, the technique is built with less apparatus use so it redirects a large portion of the constrained utilization assets toward tries.

Nasr and Martini (2017) took a shot at introduction based on adaptive lifting DWT with an adjusted SPIHT algorithm. Generally. DWT is embraced for quick computation and low memory necessities. Be that as it may, it does not focus on local data. It gives both geometric and spatial data, which focus on surface data. However, new method introduction was based on versatile lifting DWT, which focuses more on image texture features, and the altered SPIHT algorithm improves the checking procedure and lessens the code bit length and run time.

Hsu (2017) dealed with a joint watermarking compression plan. In this plan, there is likelihood to shadow the images or to legitimize their unwavering quality precisely from their compressed bit stream. It focuses on installed limit and twisting. A watermarked image does not vary from their unique visual which offers a huge ability to offer help for different security administrations. This plan is additionally reached out for checking image integrity and credibility.

Shi et al. (2016) presented different transmission improvement compression strategies. Most of these are utilized in the telehealth application that is particularly embraced for medical images. They are capable of examines to monitor the concerned object for self-satisfaction based on various medical images and then transmitted to a portable telehealth framework for further processes like health-related decision making, etc. In various transmission optimization techniques, images are sorted based on the optics’ similarities in the pixels because images are connected with the pixel goals. Subsequently, there are various ways to advance transmission optimization strategies with image recreating techniques under this technique image is recreated at the client site for representation.

Selcan et al. (2015) presented the visual quality assessment technique. For telemedicine applications, this is an on-going method of assessing image quality and video quality. It examines the quality of seeing a diminished size logo typified in an inert segment of the clinical ultrasound outline. This strategy focuses on three distinct measurements, top sign to noise proportion, structure-likeness record metric, and differential mean feeling score, and it need not bother with the underlying stage to assess the viewpoint; it procures immense correspondence for the various measurements utilized. It likewise improves the quality between the inferred logo and the first casing. It brings about packed logo information with its overhead assurance.

Hsu (2015) took a shot at the crusting-based compression technique. It is received for the telemedicine applications and to improve the transference rate, arcade degree, and contact among therapeutic group and outpatients. This strategy incorporates a serious Hopfield neural system and Modified square truncation coding. A serious Hopfield neural system is to bring out better grouping precision and to beat the deformities in swaying fundamental paces of bunching. Changed square truncation coding is to investigate the bunching areas with differentiate pressure proportions and to make sure of significant image goodness information if there should be an occurrence of little size images. This strategy is likewise suggested with the end goal of remote future obligation coupled to cloud databases.

Bouslimi et al. (2015) chips away at a novel division-based pressure conspire. It is utilized for media transmission in telemedicine applications. The primary target of this technique is to overhaul information relocation and discussion among patients and therapeutic laborers. This strategy incorporates an improved watershed change and altered vector quantization.

Improved watershed change is to divide a clinical image into various areas to oversee significant estimation and assignment. Adjusted vector quantization is to review the cut areas with unmistakable compression rates permitting supporting important lineaments and discouraging the image size.

Sandhu and Kaur (2015) proposed that the Genetically Modified Compression Algorithm demonstrated better outcomes by keeping both the PSNR and pressure size in balance. The execution time of the calculation is likewise sensible to run it over the cloud to pack images and consequently spare the extra room. The nature of the image is saved after pressure. The current research work is done on alternate kinds of image information so in future work can be stretched out to sound and video


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