### Where to Start

This blog probably makes most sense read in forwards chronological order rather than backwards, especially if you're new to the material; in that case, you might want to start at the beginning.

# Monthly Archives: December 2017

## Streaming Arithmetic Coding

In the previous post we saw the basic definitions of arithmetic encoding and decoding, and a proof that decoding does indeed successfully retrieve the input. In this post we go on to show how both encoding and decoding can be … Continue reading

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## Arithmetic Coding

This post is about the data compression method called arithmetic coding, by which a text is encoded as a subinterval of the unit interval, which is then represented as a bit sequence. It can often encode more effectively than Huffman … Continue reading

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