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    How Computers Compress Text: Huffman Coding and Huffman Trees

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    Computers store text (or, at least, English text) as eight bits per character. There are plenty of more efficient ways that could work: so why don't we use them? And how can we fit more text into less space? Let's talk about Huffman coding, Huffman trees, and Will Smith.
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    By Ben on Tue Sep 12 2017
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