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Lossless Compression

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Lossless Compression - definition(s)

lossless compression - [data transfer] Data compression that has the ability to store data without changing any of the values, but is only able to compress the data at a low ratio (typically 2:1 or 3:1). In GIS, lossless compression is often used to compress raster data when the pixel values of the raster will be used for analysis or deriving other data products.

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Source: esri, 02 June 2012 09:14:45, External 

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