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What should I do when using Golomb/Rice code for large values?

When using Golomb/Rice code in image compression, it is inevitable for us to meet large values. Golomb coding uses a tunable parameter M to divide an input value N into two parts : q, the result of a ...
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Calculating uncompressed file size without uncompressing file in zlib

I am writing a python program which parses zip (currently only zlib, using DEFLATE compression) files and verifies the correctness of their headers and data. One of the things I'm trying to achieve is ...
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What is this compression algorithm? (Similar to RLE)

In Run Length Encoding (RLE), a large set of information is encoded by storing the quantity of consecutive sequences. A canonical example is: ...
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Efficiently storing and parsing client's browser details

Do there exist browser fingerprinting API's that instead of running browser information (e.g. the user agent, installed plugins, screen resolution, system fonts etc.) through a hash function, instead ...