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Title: High speed data compactor

Abstract

A method and apparatus for suppressing from transmission, non-informational data words from a source of data words such as a video camera. Data words having values greater than a predetermined threshold are transmitted whereas data words having values less than a predetermined threshold are not transmitted but their occurrences instead are counted. Before being transmitted, the count of occurrences of invalid data words and valid data words are appended with flag digits which a receiving system decodes. The original data stream is fully reconstructable from the stream of valid data words and count of invalid data words.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Batavia, IL)
  2. (Aurora, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
866625
Patent Number(s):
4751572
Application Number:
06/947,925
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) FNAL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
speed; data; compactor; method; apparatus; suppressing; transmission; non-informational; words; source; video; camera; values; predetermined; threshold; transmitted; occurrences; counted; count; invalid; valid; appended; flag; digits; receiving; decodes; original; stream; reconstructable; data words; predetermined threshold; video camera; speed data; data stream; original data; /375/358/

Citation Formats

Baumbaugh, Alan E., and Knickerbocker, Kelly L. High speed data compactor. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Baumbaugh, Alan E., & Knickerbocker, Kelly L. High speed data compactor. United States.
Baumbaugh, Alan E., and Knickerbocker, Kelly L. Sat . "High speed data compactor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866625.
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title = {High speed data compactor},
author = {Baumbaugh, Alan E. and Knickerbocker, Kelly L.},
abstractNote = {A method and apparatus for suppressing from transmission, non-informational data words from a source of data words such as a video camera. Data words having values greater than a predetermined threshold are transmitted whereas data words having values less than a predetermined threshold are not transmitted but their occurrences instead are counted. Before being transmitted, the count of occurrences of invalid data words and valid data words are appended with flag digits which a receiving system decodes. The original data stream is fully reconstructable from the stream of valid data words and count of invalid data words.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {6}
}

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