data compaction


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data compaction

(1) Using encoding methods to reduce the amount of data that is stored and transmitted; for example, converting country names into two-character country codes. Eliminating redundancy is another data compaction method.

(2) Another term for data compression.
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Nokia Siemens Networks and optical digital data compaction equipment, the guaranteed power supply systems, software and license delivery and technical service services AS "Latvenergo".
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Only by dealing with data at the sub-block level can the level of data compaction demanded by ILM be achieved.
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This new format was designed to satisfy customers' pattern needs in the foreseeable future by providing two key benefits: finer addresses and improved data compaction," said Frank Abboud, Vice President of Product Development at Etec.
Designed to accept Etec's file pattern format, Mode 5, which provides improved data compaction through an Etec proprietary data format, the MEBES 5000 manages the much larger data files associated with advanced 0.
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