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Digital Technologies. 2016, 2(1), 9-13
DOI: 10.12691/dt-2-1-2
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Noise Reduction in Data Communication Using Compression Technique

Brian E. Usibe1, , Donatus E. Bassey1 and Julie Ogbulezie1

1Department of Physics, University of Calabar, Nigeria

Pub. Date: April 11, 2016

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Brian E. Usibe, Donatus E. Bassey and Julie Ogbulezie. Noise Reduction in Data Communication Using Compression Technique. Digital Technologies. 2016; 2(1):9-13. doi: 10.12691/dt-2-1-2


Noise is an ever present phenomenon while dealing with recording devices, be it digital or analog, be it specks in images or background hiss in music recordings. Therefore, this paper aims at ways of reducing the effects of these forms of noise on image and sound files that can be compressed and sent through a communication channel. This noise reduction mechanism is represented in the form of algorithms and combined with data compression to minimize the effects of noise, while images and sounds are transmitted with their original content undistorted.

data compression noise reduction compression algorithm image smoothening quantization

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