[Haskell-cafe] ANN: fountain-0.0.0
tomahawkins at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 13:09:23 EDT 2010
> 1. Wow that's cool.
> 2. Is this technology not patented by Digital Fountain? (now Qualcomm?)
I'm sure it is. This library is a naive implementation of LT codes,
which have nowhere near the performance of Digital Fountain's Raptor
> I remember when I first heard of fountain codecs, I thought it was science
> fiction based on the description :-).
What I find amazing is RaptorQ fountain codes can complete the
decoding after receiving only 1% more symbols than the original
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