## Quick Reference

*i*th bit from the end carries weight 2* ^{i}*. For example, 13 is represented by 1101. This encoding of natural numbers can be extended to cover signed integers and fractions. See also radix complement, fixed-point notation, floating-point notation.

*A.* Any assignment of distinctive bit strings to the elements of *A*.See also character encoding, Huffman encoding.

*Subjects:*
Computing.