Re: Fwd: Compression, encoding, entropy

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 16:24:44 CDT

At 4:58 PM -0400 5/3/04, David Mertz wrote:
> >Let n be the highest number being encoded [DQM: "Vote Space"]
>>Let d be the number of bits in a digit
> >Let b be the base (2**n)

My typo. b=2**d, not n. Sorry.

> >Let m be one-half of the base
>>The number of digits, g = floor (log_m(n) +1)
> >The number of bits is d*g

Best regards,
Arthur

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