Enhancing LZW Coding Using a Variable-Length Binary Encoding
JaJa, Joseph F.
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We present here a methodology to enhance the LZW coding for text compression using a variable-length binary encoding scheme. The basic principle of this encoding is based on allocating a set of prefix codes to a set of integers growing dynamically. The prefix property enables unique decoding of a string of elements from this set. We presented the experimental results to show the effectiveness of this variable-length binary encoding scheme.