Homework 2: Huffman Encoding

This homework is part of CSS 343 at the University of Washington Bothell.
The point of the assignment was to create a functioning decoder and encoder of chars that were encoded based on Huffman Tree encoding.

You have recently been employed by the Data Transmission Corporation as a network engineer. Your
first task at DTC is to reduce the cost and improve performance of their network. Currently characters
are encoded using UTF-8. Recent analysis of your network has indicated that the characters in use on
the network are only those in the lowercase Latin (ascii) alphabet. Your task is to implement a new
encoding for these characters that is better than UTF-8. The public interface should be as follows:

I implemented 3 functions as specified by the professor which are:

std::shared_ptr<std::vector<char>> Encode(std::string);
std::string Decode(std::shared_ptr<std::vector<char>>);


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