Faster implementation of canonical minimum redundancy prefix codes

K. L. Chung, Jung-Gen Wu

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Abstract

This note modifies the data structure developed by Moffat and Turpin [3]. Besides reducing the memory requirement, the decoding algorithm is further improved. Experimental results demonstrate both the memory and decoding-time advantages of the modified method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-345
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Information Science and Engineering
Volume17
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Mar 1

Keywords

  • Algorithm
  • Canonical Huffman tree
  • Compression
  • Data structure
  • Huffman decoding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics

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