Lempel Ziv

Lempel Ziv

A data compression algorithm that uses an adaptive compression technique. See LZW.
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Unisys holds a patent on a compression/decompression algorithm called LZW, named after Lempel Ziv and Welch, who were three engineers working for Sperry in the 1980s.
The new drivers activate an Adaptive Lempel Ziv Hardware Compression Engine that is embedded in all current Atheros chipsets.
said Thursday that it has settled its recently filed Lempel Ziv Welch (LZW) patent infringement suit against Corel Corp.