Had an idea - looking for a math buff to tell me if it's possible?with today's technology.
paul at telcodata.us
Fri May 20 15:32:00 CDT 2011
On 05/20/2011 03:34 PM, Paul Graydon wrote:
> On 05/20/2011 08:53 AM, Brett Frankenberger wrote:
>> Even if those problems were solved, you'd need (on average) just as
>> many bits to represent which digit of pi to start with as you'd need to
>> represent the original message.
>> -- Brett
> Not quite sure I follow that. "Start at position xyz, carry on for
> 10000 bits" shouldn't be as long as telling it all 10000 bits?
Currently we have a compression algorithm for doing this already in
widespread use. We create a list of numbers ranging from 1 to 255 and
then provide an index into that array. We save space by assuming it's a
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