Monday, November 21, 2011

Image encoding

This assignment illustrates image encoding and file sizes.

Post answers to these questions on your blog and print them out to turn in.
  1. An image is 800 by 500 pixels, and each pixel can be one of four colors. How much memory would it require?
  2. An image is 800 by 500 pixels, and each pixel can be one of four colors. How much storage space would it require?
  3. How many different colors could one represent using two, three and four bit codes?
  4. When you add one bit to a code, what happens to the number of possible colors?