In comp.compression, Frederico Guth <fred...@fredguth.com
> I am studying this myself. Here is my take. A Typical subset is a
> delta-sufficient subset. But not all delta-sufficient subsets are
> typical. Why? Because the elements of the typical subset have similar
> probabilities, while the smallest delta-sufficient subset, for example,
> is not typical (by construction. You chose the most probable elements).
> On Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 10:26:20 AM UTC-3, Simba wrote:
>> I studied the source coding theorem, chapter 4 of the MacKay's book,
>> but I have some perplexities.
Top-posted reply 12 years after the original post.
By construction, the least useful subset of replies are those that are
composed long after an answer is expected.
need to wait a few more decades to for the smallest possible usefulness