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Indexing with coded deltas—a data compaction technique (1976)
Journal Article
Visvalingam, M. (1976). Indexing with coded deltas—a data compaction technique. Software: Practice and Experience, 6(3), 397-403. doi:10.1002/spe.4380060313

The paper describes the coded delta scheme, which is one of the methods used by the Census Research Unit, University of Durham, for compacting the 1971 U.K. census data. It evaluates the merits and limitations of the technique in relation to the char... Read More