Frequency Coding Draft Paper

I have attached a draft paper explaining the math behind frequency coding, a method of lossless data compression I came up with. The algorithm has been tested as I have freely available computer source code for anyone who wants to test it. The paper still needs to be complete and is missing the following:

  • Math Cleanup – my terminology needs to be re-worked, its vague and hard to understand 🙂
  • Decoding Process – important for paper proof – shown in source code on my website.
  • Probability comparison – chart of actual p(x), frequency encoding output, neural network stretch = ln(x / (1 – x))
  • Calgary Corpus Comparison – compare to other arithmetic encoders on this standard data set

This algorithm is fairly intuitive once you understand the concept behind it.

Here is the PDF document:
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