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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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