check symbol

check symbol

[′chek ‚sim·bəl]
(computer science)
One or more digits generated by performing an arithmetic check or summation check on a data item which are then attached to the item and copied along with it through various stages of processing, allowing the check to be repeated to verify the accuracy of the copying processes.
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Bawa continued: "On the Stouffer's portfolio we have also improved the nutritionals so that a significant number of our recipes now have the Health Check symbol (Heart and Stroke Foundation).
The brand's packaging now includes call-outs with key nutritional information, the American Heart Association heart check symbol and graphic elements that imply movement and activity.
The voter should check symbols printed on the ballot paper and stamp the symbol allotted to the candidates of his or her choice contesting elections.
The following requirements are established for WSN correction codes: low complexity of coding/decoding; low hardware requirements for algorithm implementation (microcontroller speed, memory capacity); adaptive change of check symbols number according to channel parameters.
But there is a problem of changing (increasing/ decreasing) the check symbols number in those codes.
Otherwise, there is a problem of efficient maintaining of check symbols.