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Academics accused Google of trying to patent public domain technology

via:博客园     time:2017/9/12 17:14:25     readed:675

A Poland scholarChargeGoogle tried to patent the name

Poland assistant professor Jaros aw (Jarek) Duda in the development of this technology in 2006 to 2013, in 2007 he published in arXivA paper that lays the foundation for ANSIn 2009, he made a formal announcementANS thesisIn 2013, he published ANS in compression algorithmspaper.

Today, Duda's ANS technology has been adopted by a variety of data compression systems, including Apple's LZFSE, Facebook's Zstandard, and Google's Draco 3D. ANS technology provides faster decompression speed to minimize data loss.

Because of the potential of ANS, many companies are trying to patent the technology, one of which is search giant. Google applied for ANS related patents in more than 100 countries.

Duda says he published all his ANS papers in the public domain to prevent him from becoming a legal minefield. He points out that Google knows his job and he doesEven helpGoogle employees implement ANS for video file compression. He asked USPTO and WIPO to reject Google's patent application.

Google has not commented on this yet.

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