Hamming distance

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hamming distance

[′ham·iŋ ‚dis·təns]
(computer science)

Hamming distance

The minimum number of bits that must be changed in order to convert one bit string into another.

Named after the mathematician Richard Hamming.

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The extension of this in IVNS has been used here to find separation measures based on the Hamming distance.
The model D also fully and adequately presents all data about the objects of this special virtual world V, that is why Hamming distance between D and V is minimal again ([hd.
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We introduce computation of Hamming distance between two LBP codes in Section 2.
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The stop criterion of AutDAG, introduced in the sixth step by finding a codeword at Hamming distance less than or equal to the threshold of decoding T, from the received word h, allows reducing considerably the run time of this algorithm.
Weight and Hamming distance are treated in Section 3.
3 show that the 'random bit selection' is the worst, and the fixed chunk selection method produces the minimum average Hamming distance for all parameters.
The Hamming distance of two iris codes before and after encryption remain the same, as long as the keys used to encrypt them are identical.