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LZW (Lempel-Ziv-Welch )is a widely used lossless compression algorithm used primarily for images. It is the compression scheme used in GIF and is frequently used in TIFF images. Developed by Terry Welch in 1984.
- A Technique for High-Performance Data Compression Welch, Terry A. Computer, Vol. 17, No. 6 (June 1984): pp. 8-19
- LZW Compression Encoding, from Library of Congress resource on Sustainability of Digital Formats
- LZW Revisited a 2011 update to an article by Mark Nelson written 20 years earlier.