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Topic: How much is big data compressible? An interesting theorem
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How much is big data compressible? An interesting theorem
Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:08 PM
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There is no algorithm that, on average, will successfully compress ANY data set, even if it leaves uncompressible data sets uncompressed. You can find a beginning of a proof in my article "How much is big data compressible? An interesting theorem" at

http://www.analyticbridge.com/profiles/blogs/how-much-is-big-data-compressible-an-interesting-theorem

and maybe you can make this proof much more general.

Vincent



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