[ot] fractal graphic filter

Luis luis at anachreon.co.uk
Mon Feb 2 07:36:49 CST 2009


Gotta love reframes!

Cheers,

Luis.


On 2 Feb 2009, at 01:03, Randall Reetz wrote:

> Sorry.  I love this stuff.  Do you remember the indiana jones scene  
> where the ninja guy is comming at him with swinging knives... And  
> he just pulls out a gun and shoots him?  That is what great ideas do.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Luis" <luis at anachreon.co.uk>
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: 2/1/2009 4:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [ot] fractal graphic filter
>
> No wonder I wake up with a headache.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Luis.
>
>
> Randall Reetz wrote:
>> The problem with fractal compression is that it like all  
>> compression schemes is usually applied indiscriminately to a whole  
>> file.  A scheme that works best for some data doesnt always work  
>> best for others.  The real breakthrough will involve an entropy  
>> metric that can be used to self optimize a scheme to regions and  
>> others other other regions... Setting up a topograhic mapping of  
>> compressions as directed by the morphology of that data.  Do that  
>> and you can selectively and accurately reduce an image (or any  
>> other data set) to more general terms.  For instance, if a filter  
>> were able to extract obects (humans, plants, buildings, furnature,  
>> infrastructure, land use, animals, equipment) into semantic  
>> primitives, it sould describe and store reality the way our brains  
>> do while we sleep.  Achieving million-to-one compression ratios.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "stephen barncard" <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com>
>> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
>> Sent: 2/1/2009 11:42 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ot] fractal graphic filter
>>
>> I wonder if they're cross platform. If they didn't say, probably  
>> not.  PC
>> only?
>>
>> 2009/2/1 viktoras d. <viktoras at ekoinf.net>
>>
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