People with a doctorate may recognize this moment: you realize there are few souls in your direct vicinity who have their feet so deep in the exact same ‘mud’ as you. You effectively ‘marry’ your topic for four years, for better or worse, bouncing your ideas off the wall, and the occasional colleague who researches… [Continue Reading]
In this post we take a look at Huffman encoding. A way to efficiently compress sequences of characters by making use of their frequency.
Some people put their things in a pile, for example clothes. When they need something they search through that unorganized pile. That approach makes me cringe. I like my things to be organized, whether it comes to groceries, packing my stuff for a holiday, or sorting my own documents into folders: physically or virtually. There… [Continue Reading]