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Compression Algorithms for Real Programmers

1st Edition - September 30, 1999

Author: Peter Wayner

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 7 8 8 7 7 4 - 6
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 0 2 4 3 - 4

In life, time is money, and on the Internet, the size of data is money. Small programs and small files take less disk space and cost less to send over the Internet.… Read more

Compression Algorithms for Real Programmers

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In life, time is money, and on the Internet, the size of data is money. Small programs and small files take less disk space and cost less to send over the Internet. Compression Algorithms for Real Programmers describes the basic algorithms and approaches for compressing information so you can create the smallest files possible. These new algorithms are making it possible for people to take impossibly large audio and video files and compress them enough that they can flow over the Internet.