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The use of a radix 5 base for transmission and storage of information
Author(s): Bradley S. Tice
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Paper Abstract

The radix 5 based system employs five separate characters that have no semantic meaning except not representing the other characters. Traditional literature has a random string of binary sequential characters as being "less patterned" than non-random sequential strings. A non-random string of characters will be able to compress, were as a random string of characters will not be able to compress. This study has found that a radix 5 based character length allows for equal compression of random and non-random sequential strings. This has important aspects to information tranmission and storage.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6896, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XII, 68961H (7 March 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.762321
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Bradley S. Tice, Advanced Human Design (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6896:
Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XII
Christoph M. Greiner; Christoph A. Waechter, Editor(s)

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