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Arithmetic Coding vs. Machine Numeric Precision

When subdividing intervals for arithmetic coding, the worst case scenario is that the final interval will have size 2^(1-n), where n is the number of unique symbols you are encoding. This will reach ...
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Arithmetic Coding Questions

I have been reading up on arithmetic coding and, while I understand how it works, all the guides and instructions I've read start with something like: Set up your intervals based upon the ...