What is encoding?

  • (noun): The activity of converting from plain text into code.
    Synonyms: encryption

Some articles on encoding, encodings:

Sc RGB - Encoding
... Two encodings are defined for the individual primaries a linear 16 bit per channel encoding and a nonlinear 12 bit per channel encoding ... The 16 bit scRGB(16) encoding is the linear RGB channels converted by ... The 12-bit scRGB-nl encoding is the linear RGB channels passed through the same gamma function as sRGB (for negative numbers use -f(-x)) and then converted by ...
Space Communications And Navigation Program - Communications Schemes - Encoding
... The Space Network (used for near-Earth communications) supports the following encoding schemes BPSK QPSK/SQPSK 8PSK Rate 1/2 convolutional coding SQPN PRN coding - used to reduce ... method is used as the initial error-correcting block code prior to the selected secondary encoding scheme ...
Charset Detection
... Character encoding detection, charset detection, or code page detection is the process of heuristically guessing the character encoding of a series of bytes ... byte sequences in UTF-8, so that text in any other encoding that uses bytes with the high bit set is extremely unlikely to pass a UTF-8 validity test ... routines do not run the reliable UTF-8 test first, and may decide that UTF-8 is some other encoding ...
ADETTI - 2004-2006 FP6 IST STREP WCAM
... The following elements will be used in the WCAM system Adaptive encoding techniques allowing the inclusion of scene analysis in the optimisation of the ... State of the art visual encoding schemes, H.264 and MotionJPEG 2000 Internetworking and adaptive Quality of service features Security, both on the network and the content level Multimedia storage and distribution” ...
Sub-band Coding - Encoding Audio Signals
... In effect, many bits are wasted in encoding masked portions of the signal because PCM makes no assumptions about how the human ear hears ... A classic method is nonlinear PCM, such as mu-law encoding (named after a perceptual curve in auditory perception research) ... Sun's Au file format for sound is a popular example of mu-law encoding ...