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10-08-10, 09:40 AM
http://images-2.vizworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/best-hockey-fight-ever-copy-250x172.jpgWith so many new image formats coming out this week, it seems only prudent to put them through some paces.* In this short feature, find some results about how the various algorithms actually work in practice.* There are a few important questions I wanted to answer:


Which one offers the best compression?
Which one offers the most visually pleasing results?
Which one offers the most numerically accurate results?
So I set out to test all three of them and see which one fared the best.* Using first the CIE 1931 Chromaticity diagram, and then a real photograph, I ran several tests.* The results are all inside after the break.

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