dictionary encoding

dictionary encoding

[′dik·shə‚ner·ē in′kōd·iŋ]
(computer science)
A method of data compression in which each word is replaced by a number which is the position of that word in a dictionary.
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CDURL should be a valid URL where the source file for the Content Dictionary encoding can be found
The program representation contained in Slim Binary files consists of a compact description of the symbol table and a syntax-oriented encoding of the abstract syntax tree that is based on a technique called Semantic Dictionary Encoding (SDE).
the constant pool of the class files is used as a symbol table, and instead of Java Bytecode sequences, in ASTCode class files contain sequences of indices of the Semantic Dictionary Encoding.
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