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Journal of the ACM
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Linear Algorithm for Data Compression via String Matching

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A linear implementation of the optimal universal data compression methods of Lempel and Ziv is described. The main tool is McCreight's algorithm for constructing suffix trees. Both bounded and unbounded memory are considered. © 1981, ACM. All rights reserved.

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01 Jan 1981

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Journal of the ACM

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