data error


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data error

[′dad·ə ‚er·ər]
(computer science)
A deviation from correctness in data, usually an error, which occurred prior to processing the data.

data error

A condition in which data on a digital medium has been altered erroneously. The error can manifest as several incorrect bits or even a single bit that is 0 when it should be 1 or vice versa. See parity checking.
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This virtually eliminates data redundancy and the possibility for data errors.

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