Hamming distance

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hamming distance

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

Hamming distance

(data)
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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Section 3 proposes two constructions of fuzzy extractor based on channel response characteristics in the Hamming metric.
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