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Zooming in on better electronic images

Digital imaging is one of the most important techniques for distributing information about the transportation system. The use of high-resolution digital images is hampered, however, by the low speed of typical Internet connections. Even with the gradual arrival of high-speed, high-bandwidth connections, delivering large and detailed photographic images over the Internet continues to be a challenge. But current research by Vladimir Cherkassky, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Minnesota, may improve the situation.

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