A data file contains a sequence of 8-bit characters such that all 256 characters are about as common: the maximum character frequency is less than twice the minimum character frequency. Prove that Huffman coding in this case is not more efficient than using an ordinary 8-bit fixed-length code.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Hoffman coding in 8bit sequence

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