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A concise introduction to data compression

Author: D Salomon
Publisher: London : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Undergraduate topics in computer science.
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This clearly written book offers readers a succinct foundation to the most important topics in the field of data compression. Part I presents the basic approaches to data compression and describes a few popular techniques and methods that are commonly used to compress data. The reader will discover essential concepts. Part II concentrates on advanced techniques, such as arithmetic coding, orthogonal transforms,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Salomon
ISBN: 9781848000711 1848000715 1848000723 9781848000728
OCLC Number: 175285100
Description: xiii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Basic Concepts.- Approaches to Compression.- Huffman Coding.- Dictionary Methods.- Advanced Techniques.- Arithmetic Coding.- Image Compression.- Audio Compression.- Other Methods.
Series Title: Undergraduate topics in computer science.
Responsibility: David Salomon.
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