detailed info on the LZMA algorithm

2004-09-22
2012-12-08
  • kartik_vaddadi
    kartik_vaddadi
    2004-09-22

    i'm looking 4 detailed info on the LZMA alogrithm, what makes it different from LZ77 & LZSS. i tried searching on google, vivismo, dogpile, metacrawler & dmoz (Open Directory), but found nothing. where can i get a detailed  description of the alogrithm
    thanks in advance

     
    • Igor Pavlov
      Igor Pavlov
      2004-09-22

      Now - source code is only detailed description of LZMA. Decoder code is simpler. So you can start with it. But you must understand at least LZ77 & LZSS.