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Define the following.

(a) Code space

(b) Code point.



  • Code space is the set of all the codes used by an encoding scheme to represent characters. It ranges  from 0 to 2 n –1 code where n is the number of bits used by that scheme. 
  • Code point is the code for a single character . Any encoding scheme will have a total number of bits used to represent a single character in that particular encoding scheme. 

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