With the help of this book, students can gain a thorough understanding of the underlying theory and algorithms, as well as specific techniques used in a range of scenarios, including the application of compression techniques to text, still images, video and audio. Practical exercises, projects and exam questions reinforce learning, along with suggestions for further reading.
* Dedicated data compression textbook for use on undergraduate courses
* Provides essential knowledge for today's web/multimedia applications
* Accessible, well structured text backed up by extensive exercises and sample exam questions