LZRW


LZRW

Lempel-Ziv Ross Williams, (LZRW) refers to variants of the LZ77 lossless data compression algorithms with an emphasis on improving compression speed through the use of hash tables and other techniques. This family was explored by Ross Williams, who published a series of algorithms [Williams, Ross. [http://www.ross.net/compression/lzrw1.html LZRW1] . May 16 2005.] beginning with LZRW1 in 1991.

The variants are:

* LZRW1 [Williams, R.N., "An Extremely Fast Ziv-Lempel Data Compression Algorithm", Data Compression Conference 1991 (DCC'91), 8-11 April, 1991, Snowbird, Utah, pp.362-371]
* LZRW1-A
* LZRW2
* LZRW3
* LZRW3-A
* LZRW4
* LZRW5

The LZJB algorithm is derived from LZRW1.

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