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Basic Terminology-file formats Selection-intro

1. Basic  Terminology

Key Concepts

digital images
pixel dimensions
bit depth
dynamic range
file size
file formats

additional reading




Glossaries of Digital Imaging Terms:
Glossaries, PADI: Preserving Access to Digital Information,

"Glossary" in Digital Toolbox (Colorado Digitization Project),

Anne R. Kenney and Oya Y. Rieger, Moving Theory into Practice: Digital Imaging for Libraries and Archives, Mountain View, CA : Research Libraries Group, 2000.

Franziska Frey, File Formats for Digital Masters, Guide 5 to Quality in Visual Resource Imaging,

RLG DigiNews contains various features on file formats and compression techniques. Use the browse option to find articles, highlighted Web sites, and other information,

Technical Advisory Service for Images, New Digital Image File Formats,

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