Data Compression Techniques

Algorithms and machine learning
Advanced studies
Techniques for data compression with an emphasis on text compression including: Huffman and arithmetic coding, Ziv-Lempel compression, Burrows-Wheeler transform and compressed text indexes.
Year Semester Date Period Language In charge
2006 spring 14.03-27.04. English


Time Room Lecturer Date
Tue 10-12 D122 Veli Mäkinen 14.03.2006-27.04.2006
Thu 10-12 D122 Veli Mäkinen 14.03.2006-27.04.2006
Wed 10-12 B119 Veli Mäkinen 15.03.2006-15.03.2006

Exercise groups

Group: 1
Time Room Instructor Date Observe
Wed 10-12 B119 Jarkko Toivonen 20.03.2006—28.04.2006

Note: There will be no lectures 22.03 and 24.03 (due to a conference abroad). These lectures will be held 15.03 and 30.03 Wed 10-12 B119, the

latter replacing an exercise session. There will be an extra exercise sheet for the last weeks lectures, whose answers are to be returned in writing.