Re: Compression, encoding, entropy

From: charlie strauss <cems_at_earthlink_dot_net>
Date: Sun May 02 2004 - 14:24:23 CDT

Alan I agree. If the information can be fit into a simple linear barcode it makes sense to keep it simple. I think a lot fo the discussion got off track resolving the distinction between not-wasting bits (optimal encoding) and compression (changing the average run-length).
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