<algorithm> (DLZ1) A Lempel-Ziv compression algorithm which maps variable length input strings to variable length output symbols. During compression, the algorithm builds a dictionary of strings which is accessed by means of a hash table. Compression occurs when input data matches a string in the table and is replaced with the output symbol.
DLZ1 is used on Digital Linear Tape.
Last updated: 1997-04-05
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