# Difference between revisions of "Vector Quantization"

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In data compression, '''vector quantization''' is a [[quantization]] technique often used in [[lossy data compression]] in which the basic idea is to code or replace with a key, values from a multidimensional vector space into values from a discrete subspace of lower dimension. | In data compression, '''vector quantization''' is a [[quantization]] technique often used in [[lossy data compression]] in which the basic idea is to code or replace with a key, values from a multidimensional vector space into values from a discrete subspace of lower dimension. | ||

[[Category:Compression Theory]] |

## Revision as of 22:58, 1 February 2007

In data compression, **vector quantization** is a quantization technique often used in lossy data compression in which the basic idea is to code or replace with a key, values from a multidimensional vector space into values from a discrete subspace of lower dimension.