MCS Seminar

Posted on December 6th, 2012 by

Speaker: Ananya Das, Lake Forest College
Candidate for MCS faculty position

Talk: Efficient Data Encoding

In computer science we often encode and store data files in their binary representation. When the data files are very descriptive, such as audio or video files, the binary representations may be inefficiently large.

In this talk I will discuss the Huffman encoding algorithm which is used to produce short binary encodings of data files.

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 3:30PM

Place: Olin 320

Refreshments will be served.


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