lossless data compression


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lossless data compression

[¦lȯs‚les ′dad·ə kəm‚presh·ən]
(communications)
Data compression in which the recovered data are assured to be identical to the source.
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The SF algorithm [6] is also a lossless data compression technique very similar to the Huffman coding, however, in contrast to the Huffman coding, it is not able to generate an optimal code length.
A block sorting lossless data compression algorithm // Technical Report 124, Digital Equipment Corporation, Palo Alto, California.
This article will focus on the use and implementation of lossless data compression, specifically when used with data protection applications over TCP/IP WANs.
Keywords: Information hiding, Lossless data compression, LZSS, ZIP, Tamper detection