For all practical purposes. Computer science. 4

United States, 1986

Film
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Creating codes Developing the concept of binary codes, introduced in the previous episode, this program looks at some of the different codes which can be devised, including ASCII which is a 7 bit code, the Laplacian pyramid which is used for encoding pictorial images and the Hamming code, which enables computers to overcome random errors.

Credits

producer/director

Lance Wisniewski

production company

Chedd-Angier Productions

COMAP

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39311

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computer arithmetic

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computer science

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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