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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Geddes, Patrick H.
URN etd-02162010-020208
Title Displaying and improving run-length encoded images on a BTOS system
Degree Master of Science
Department Electrical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Ricci, Fred J. Committee Chair
Abbott, A. Lynn Committee Member
Bay, John S. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Image processing
Date of Defense 1992-12-05
Availability restricted
Abstract

The goal of this project was decode and display a run-length encoded image, and to apply error concealment techniques to the decoded image. The software was written in the C programming language, a language learned during the course of this project. This software was written to read a run-length encoded ASCII file and translate it to a bit-mapped ASCII file. The software can display the bit-mapped image on a video screen and print it on a laser printer.

The software also implements four error concealment techniques and displays the improved image on the video screen and on a laser printer.

This software was written for the U.S. Coast Guard's Standard Workstation, running the Unisys Corporation's Burroughs Technology Operating System (BTOS), using the BTOS C compiler. Most of the code should be transportable to other operating systems, but the display functions make use of system library functions, which may not be available on other operating systems.

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