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]
A brief look into run-length encoding, one of the data compression techniques that is easiest to understand, and permeates many modern applications.