Content independent data compression method and system

CAFC
  • US 7,378,992 B2
  • Filed: 04/08/2006
  • Issued: 05/27/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/11/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • receiving a data block;

    determining whether or not a data type is identified for said data block;

    compressing, if said data type is identified, said data block with at least one encoder associated to said data type to provide a compressed data block;

    compressing, if said data type is not identified, said data block with at least one encoder associated to a non-identifiable data type to provide said compressed data block; and

    storing said compressed data block.

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