Image Compression *
|Areas of Science||
Photography, Digital Photography & Video
|Time Required||Short (2-5 days)|
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AbstractCompare the strengths and weaknesses of different digital image formats. How does the amount of compression affect a JPEG image? What happens when you save a JPEG image multiple times?
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Science Buddies Staff. "Image Compression." Science Buddies, 28 July 2017, https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Photo_p019/photography-video/image-compression. Accessed 14 Nov. 2019.
Science Buddies Staff. (2017, July 28). Image Compression. Retrieved from https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Photo_p019/photography-video/image-compression
Last edit date: 2017-07-28
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