Wavelet-based data compression for flow simulation on block-structured Cartesian mesh

Ryotaro Sakai, Daisuke Sasaki, Shigeru Obayashi, Kazuhiro Nakahashi

研究成果: Article査読

18 被引用数 (Scopus)


A data compression method based on image encoding techniques is presented for a flow simulation data set. An input flow field data set is converted into the octree structure by discrete wavelet transform, and then quantized finely or coarsely depending on its importance in the flow field. Embedded zerotree wavelet encoding as the image encoding technique and entropy encoding reduce the data size by making use of the octree structure created previously. The present compression method is incorporated in a block-structured Cartesian mesh method called Building-Cube method. The Building-Cube method gives not only good performance in the flow simulation but also consistency with the embedded zerotree wavelet encoding in the data compression. Three compression cases for incompressible and compressible flow simulations, including a large-scale simulation with O(10 8) mesh points, demonstrate that the present compression method gives both high compression ratios and good qualities of compressed data.

ジャーナルInternational Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids
出版ステータスPublished - 2013 10月 20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 計算力学
  • 材料力学
  • 機械工学
  • コンピュータ サイエンスの応用
  • 応用数学


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