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Using webp in R: A New Format for Lossless and Lossy Image Compression

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A while ago I blogged about the brotli, a new general purpose compression algorithm which Google promotes as an alternative to gzip. The same company also happens to be working on a new format for images called webp, which is actually a derivative of the VP8 video format. Google claims webp provides superior compression for both lossless (png) and lossy…
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