Parallel Huffman decoding

S. T. Klein, Y. Wiseman

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A simple parallel algorithm for decoding a Huffman encoded file is presented, exploiting the tendency of Huffman codes to resynchronize quickly in most cases. An extention to JPEG decoding is mentioned.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-392
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of the Data Compression Conference
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventData Compression Conference - DDC 2000 - Snowbird, UT, USA
Duration: 28 Mar 200030 Mar 2000


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