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Introduction

To give an idea of the performance of Wilt, here are some benchmarks for the Canterbury Corpus, alongside results for gzip and bzip2. The winner for each file has been highlighted.

The Canterbury Corpus

text fax Csrc Excl SPRC tech poem html list man play Average
Wilt 2.76 0.88 2.21 0.86 2.47 2.46 3.02 2.62 2.61 3.28 3.08 2.39
bzip2 -9 2.27 0.78 2.18 1.01 2.70 2.02 2.42 2.48 2.79 3.33 2.53 2.23
gzip -b 2.85 0.82 2.24 1.63 2.67 2.71 3.23 2.59 2.65 3.31 3.12 2.53

The Artificial Corpus

a aaa alphabet random
Wilt 96.00 0.00 0.00 6.33
bzip2 -9 296.00 0.00 0.04 6.05
gzip -b 168.00 0.01 0.02 6.05

The Large Corpus

Not tested, because the current compressor is horribly slow.

The Miscellaneous Corpus

pi Average
Wilt 3.72 3.72
bzip2 -9 3.45 3.45
gzip -b 3.76 3.76

The Calgary Corpus

bib book1 book2 geo news obj1 obj2 paper1 paper2 pic progc progl progp trans Average
Wilt 2.46 2.98 2.49 4.90 2.81 3.75 2.54 2.78 2.86 0.88 2.71 1.82 1.79 1.57 2.60
bzip2 -9 1.97 2.42 2.06 4.45 2.52 4.01 2.48 2.49 2.44 0.78 2.53 1.74 1.74 1.53 2.37
gzip -b 2.51 3.25 2.70 5.34 3.06 3.84 2.63 2.79 2.89 0.82 2.68 1.80 1.81 1.61 2.69

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