On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Stephen Paul King < stephe...@provensecure.com> wrote:
> Dear Brent and Jason, > > I think that this is an important idea: the relationship between > compression algorithms and numbers. It does not look like a simple > one-to-one and onto map! > > Stephen, For any "loss-less" (full-fidelity) compression algorithm, the mapping is one-to-one. There are other compression algorithms, like jpeg or mp3 which are lossy (they discard some information in the process), and hence they are many-to-one. Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.