[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: bitspeak 0.0.1
dot at dotat.at
Tue Jun 22 15:24:19 EDT 2010
On Mon, 21 Jun 2010, Maurício CA wrote:
> > > bitspeak is a small proof of concept application that allows
> > > writing text using only two commands (yes/no, 1/2, top/down etc.).
> > There is a parallel between data compression algorithms and this sort of
> > task, expressing a sentence in the minimal number of bits via
> > compression also minimized the number of yes/no questions that need to
> > be asked.
> > In particular, a Huffman coding:
> Sure, Huffman was actually my first tought. But I couldn't think
> of a pratical display for the result of Huffman encoding that
> could be easily followed by a human looking at the screen.
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