Lossless compression frequently involves some form of *entropy
encoding* and are based in information theoretic techniques, Shannon is
father of information theory and we briefly summarise information theory below
before looking at specific entropy encoding methods.

- Basics of Information Theory
- The Shannon-Fano Algorithm
- Huffman Coding
- Huffman Coding of Images
- Adaptive Huffman Coding
- Arithmetic Coding
- Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) Algorithm
- Entropy Encoding Summary
- Further Reading/Information