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Compression Techniques for Polymer Sciences

1st Edition

Edited by Bradely S. Tice

WPI Publishing

166 pages

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Hardback: 9789380308319
pub: 2015-01-15
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Description

The book addresses the use of algorithmic complexity to perform compression on polymer strings to reduce the redundant quality while keeping the numerical quality intact. It provides a description of the types of polymers and their uses. It also describes the various types of compression systems that can be used to compress polymer chains into manageable units.

Table of Contents

About the author

Preface

Introduction

Polymers

Compression of data

Natural language compression

Formal language compression

Types of compression program

Algorithmic compression

Chemical formulae

Fischer projection

Compression of polymers

Line notation systems and compression

Current trends in research

Big data

Conclusion

Summary

References

Appendices

Appendix A: A new foundation for information

Appendix B: Compression and geometric data

Appendix C: The analysis of binary, ternary and quaternary based systems for communications theory

Appendix D: The use of a radix 5 base for transmission and storage of information

Appendix E: A comparison of a radix 2 and a radix 5 based systems

Appendix F: Random and non-random sequential strings using a radix 5 based system

Appendix G: A comparison of compression values of binary and ternary base systems

Appendix H: Patterns within pattern-less sequences

Appendix I: A radix 4 based system for use in theoretical genetics

Appendix J: A compression program for chemical, biological and nanotechnologies

Appendix K: Statistical physics and the fundamentals of minimum description length and minimum message length

Index

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC055000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers