Re: Algorithm that makes maximum compression of completly diffused data.

Dave Angel davea at davea.name
Mon Nov 4 15:27:19 CET 2013


On Mon, 4 Nov 2013 05:53:28 -0800 (PST), jonas.thornvall at gmail.com 
wrote:
> Den lördagen den 2:e november 2013 kl. 22:31:09 UTC+1 skrev Tim 
Roberts:
> > Here's another way to look at it.  If f(x) is smaller than x for 
every x,




> > that means there MUST me multiple values of x that produce the 
same f(x).




> > Do you see?  If x is three bits and f(x) is two bits, that means 
there are




> > 8 possible values for x but only 4 values for f(x).  So, given an 
f(x), y=




> > cannot tell which value of x it came from.  You have lost 
information.




> Well let me try to explain why it is working and i have implemented 
one.
> I only need to refresh my memory it was almost 15 years ago.
> This is not the solution but this is why it is working.
> 65536=256^2=16^4=***4^8***=2^16


> Yes i am aware that 256 is a single byte 8 bits, but the approach 
is valid =
> anyway.

And e ^ (I * pi) == -1
So what. ?

Better file that patent, before the patent office realizes the 
analogy to the perpetual motion machine.

-- 
DaveA




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