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Introduction to Data Compression

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Each edition of Introduction to Data Compression has widely been considered the best introduction and reference text on the art and science of data compression, and the third edition continues in this tradition. Data compression techniques and technology are ever-evolving with new applications in image, speech, text, audio, and video. The third edition includes all the cut ...more
ebook, 680 pages
Published December 15th 2005 by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (first published January 1st 1995)
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Koen Crolla
Apr 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: computer-science
Sayood is a lot better at explaining things that are relatively new to him (e.g. the Burrows-Wheeler transform) than things that have been second nature for decades; I don't care what your academic background is, introducing run-length encoding through Markov chains is pretentious as all hell.
Still, a thorough overview of data compression (both lossless and lossy) and its applications. While it's less accessible than, say, The Data Compression Book, it covers all of that book's ground and much,
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Duncan
Dec 19, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good intro to compression. Probably not in-depth enough in both practice and theory, but it's a good intro to the field.
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