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Topics covered

  • Minimum redundancy coding
  • Data compression and information theory
  • Adaptive Huffman coding
  • Arithmetic coding
  • Statistical modelling
  • Dictionary-based compression
  • Sliding window compression
  • LZ278 compression
  • Speech compression
  • Graphics compression
  • Fractal image compression.


One 2 ¼-hour unseen written examination and coursework.

Sample study materials