News tagged with entropy

Researcher finds optimal fix-free codes

(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 50 years after David Huffman developed Huffman coding, an entropy encoding algorithm used for lossless data compression in computer science and information theory, an electrical and computer engineering ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Holographic dark information energy

Holographic Dark Information Energy gets my vote for the best mix of arcane theoretical concepts expressed in the shortest number of words – and just to keep it interesting, it’s mostly about entropy.

dateMay 30, 2011 in General Physics
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Internet usage patterns may signify depression

(Phys.org) -- In a new study analyzing Internet usage among college students, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have found that students who show signs of depression tend to use the Internet differently ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Sign language puzzle solved

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have known for 40 years that even though it takes longer to use sign language to sign individual words, sentences can be signed, on average, in the same time it takes to say them, but until now ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Computer Sciences weblog
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Authenticating ancient artifacts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Piecing together the history of ancient ceramic objects can be difficult, especially when all that remains is a few small shards. However, clues about the authenticity and provenance of such artifacts can ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Software
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