CPS 296.5/196.5 Spring 2003


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Software and data sets with the text book

Reading Material

A Block-sorting lossless data compression algorithm by M. Burrows and D. J. Wheeler
Second step algorithms in Burrows-Wheeler compression algorithm by S. Deorowicz 
A Universal Algorithm for Sequential Data Compression by Jacob Ziv and Abraham Lempel 
Compression of Individual Sequences via Variable-Rate Coding by Jacob Ziv and Abraham Lempel
A Technique for High-Performance Data Compression by Terry A. Welch
Claude E. Shannon and Information Theory Scientific American article (Oct 14, 2002) 
Shannon's "A Mathematical Theory of Communication"  originally appeared on The Bell System Technical Journal, Vol. 27, 1948 (required for grad students)

General References

Efficient Algorithms for MPEG Video Compression     by Dzung Tien Hoang and Jeffrey Scott Vitter (former CS chair)
Compressed Image File Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, XBM, BMP,   by J. Mia
Managing Gigabytes, 2nd Edition    by I. H. Witten, A. Maffact and T. C. Bell
Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats, 2nd Edition
Image and Video Compression Standards, Algorithms, and Architectures
The Scientist and Engineer's Guide to Digital Signal Processing
The Data Compression Book, 2nd Edition     by M.  Nelson and J.-L. Gailly
Introduction to Information Theory and Data Compression  by D. Hankerson, G. A. Harris, and P. D. Johnson Jr.
Claude Elwood Shannon: Collected Papers
Information Theory by R.  B. Ash


Relevant Journals


Relevant Conferences

Data Compression Conference (DCC)
ACM Multimedia Conference, e.g. 2001 (the ninth)
Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN), see 2003

Book dealers

wiley.com ( with downloadable material to Duke readers )
bookpool.com (discount technical books)

Various Links

Wotsit's Archive Formats
ARJ Software, Inc.
PKWare, Inc.
Nico Mak
Ascent Solutions, Inc.
Aladdin Systems, Inc.
ACB 2.00c
Xceed Zip 4.0
BinaryWork Zip Compress OCX
Power Archiver 2000
DropZip by Alladin Systems
StarDotZip 1.5
BigSpeed Zipper
Zip Up The Web PRO
RK Homepage
Archive Comparison Test 2.0
ExtractNow 2.0