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NAME ^

Data::BitStream::Code::EvenRodeh - A Role implementing Even-Rodeh codes

VERSION ^

version 0.08

DESCRIPTION ^

A role written for Data::BitStream that provides get and set methods for the Even-Rodeh codes. The role applies to a stream object.

METHODS ^

Provided Object Methods

put_evenrodeh($value)
put_evenrodeh(@values)

Insert one or more values as Even-Rodeh codes. Returns 1.

get_evenrodeh()
get_evenrodeh($count)

Decode one or more Even-Rodeh codes from the stream. If count is omitted, one value will be read. If count is negative, values will be read until the end of the stream is reached. In scalar context it returns the last code read; in array context it returns an array of all codes read.

Required Methods

read
write
put_string

These methods are required for the role.

SEE ALSO ^

S. Even, M. Rodeh, "Economical Encoding of Commas Between Strings", Comm ACM, Vol 21, No 4, pp 315-317, April 1978.
Peter Fenwick, "Punctured Elias Codes for variable-length coding of the integers", Technical Report 137, Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland, December 1996

AUTHORS ^

Dana Jacobsen <dana@acm.org>

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright 2011 by Dana Jacobsen <dana@acm.org>

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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