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Submission + - A Fictional Compression Metric Moves Into the Real World (ieee.org)

Tekla Perry writes: The "Weissman Score"—created for HBO's Silicon Valley to add dramatic flair to the show's race to build the best compression algorithm—creates a single score by considering both the amount of compression and the compression speed. While it was created for a TV show, it does really work, and it's quickly migrating into academia. Computer science and engineering students will begin to encounter the Weissman Score in the classroom this fall.
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A Fictional Compression Metric Moves Into the Real World

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