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Is run length encoding exclusively applicable for sequences that surpass a certain length, K?

asked 2022-12-25 11:00:00 +0000

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answered 2022-07-06 22:00:00 +0000

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No, run length encoding can be applied to any sequence regardless of its length. However, it may not be very effective on short sequences with very few repeated characters as the overhead of encoding the sequence may outweigh the benefits of compression.

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