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LZW Compression

LZW Compression

           LZW compression can be explained with the metaphor of colour-mixing: we use 2 old colours and mix it to make a new colour. Similarly, LZW compression takes 2 available entries and combines them into one new entry.             By doing so, not only do we have more colours or more entries, it is much faster to use combined colours or...

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mark santos
mark santos (Student)
14 weeks ago
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Sorel Reisman
Sorel Reisman (Faculty)
31 weeks ago
This material was awarded First Place in the IEEE COMPSAC 2022 Second Annual Student OER Contest. The judges were Computer Science and IT faculty members of the CS and IT MERLOT communities as well as their colleagues in other international universities.