Patent Number: 6,683,547

Title: Method and system for data compession with dictionary pre-load of a set of expected character strings

Abstract: A method, apparatus and computer program product for encoding data transmitted over a communications channel, including pre-loading an encoder dictionary with a set of character strings expected to appear in input data to be encoded; and encoding the input data with the set of expected character strings pre-loaded in the encoder dictionary. In another aspect, there is provided a method, apparatus and computer program product for decoding encoded data received over a communications channel, including pre-loading a decoder dictionary with a set of character strings expected to appear in the encoded data; and decoding the encoded data with the set of expected character strings pre-loaded in the decoder dictionary.

Inventors: Border; John (Poolesville, MD), Butehorn; Matthew (Mt. Airy, MD), Heath; Robert Jeff (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: Hughes Electronics Corporation

International Classification: H03M 7/30 (20060101); H03M 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/27/2021