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Unformatted text preview: CM0340 CARDIFF UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION PAPER Academic Year: 2009/2010 Examination Period: Autumn Examination Paper Number: CM0340 Examination Paper Title: Multimedia Duration: 2 hours Do not turn this page over until instructed to do so by the Senior Invigilator. Structure of Examination Paper: There are 3 pages. There are 4 questions in total. There are no appendices. The maximum mark for the examination paper is 80 and the mark obtainable for a question or part of a question is shown in brackets alongside the question. Students to be provided with: The following items of stationery are to be provided: ONE answer book. Instructions to Students: Answer 3 questions. The use of translation dictionaries between English or Welsh and a foreign language bearing an appropriate departmental stamp is permitted in this examination. 1 PLEASE TURN OVER CM0340 Q1. (a) What is the distinction between lossy and lossless data compression?  Give one example of a lossy and lossless compression algorithm.  (b) List three pattern substitution based compression algorithms.  For each algorithm, give one application where it is used with respect to...
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