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A character encoding system consists of a code that pairs each character from a given repertoire with something else, such as a sequence of natural numbers, octets or electrical pulses, in order to facilitate the transmission of data (generally numbers and / or text) through telecommunication networks or storage of text in computers. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Character encoding)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'character encoding': 6 (0.3% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'character encoding' across all Ariadne articles: 11
  • Average number of references to 'character encoding' per Ariadne article: 1.83
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'character encoding': 1997-05
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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'character encoding':

  1. deborah anderson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. david schloen (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. charles e. jones (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Unicode and Historic Scripts

Deborah Anderson provides us an overview of the progress made in bringing historic scripts to the Unicode Standard.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

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