A mathematical function used in compressing images. Images compressed using wavelets are smaller than JPEG images and can be transferred and downloaded at quicker speeds. Wavelet technology can compress color images from 20:1 to 300:1, grayscale images from 10:1 to 50:1.
- wavelet compression
The lossy compression of an image by converting it into a set of mathematical expressions.
- web as a platform
Traditionally, software was developed for specific platforms, such as Windows, Linux, or Mac OS. Today, developers build Web-based applications that run on the Web, that are completely independent of the user’s actual computer operating system. One of the goals of Web 2.0 is to facilitate the use of the Web as a development platform.
- Web Page
A document on the World Wide Web. Every Web page is identified by a unique URL(Uniform Resource Locator).
- Web Site
A site (location) on the World Wide Web. Each Web site contains a home page, which is the first document users see when they enter the site. The site might also contain additional documents and files. Each site is owned and managed by an individual, company or organization.
A term used to refer to any application that has been enabled for Web access. The application may contain only some Web components to be considered webafied.