Encoding process converts data from a source into symbols for communication or storage.

Decoding is the reverse process, converting code symbols back into a form that the recipient of the data understands.

Why Encoding#

Often transmitting data across a communications channel, the data could interfere with the signalling of the communications channel. Encoding the data makes it "transportable".

More Information#

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