Browse Prior Art Database

Digramatic Text Compression

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055345D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hamilton, DA Herrold, PR Ossefort, MJ [+details]

Abstract

Text is normally represented by 8-bit characters. When storage reduction is required, the character set might be limited to just the 26 letters. Then, using 5 bits/character, the 32 states provided are more than enough for the 26 characters.