redundancy check


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redundancy check

[ri′dən·dən·sē ‚chek]
(computer science)
A forbidden-combination check that uses redundant digits called check digits to detect errors made by a computer.

redundancy check

In communications, a method for detecting transmission errors by appending a calculated number onto the end of each segment of data. See CRC.
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The high level of integration on the new AFEs also includes a low-drift voltage reference, programmable gain amplifiers, phase-delay compensation and cyclic redundancy check (CRC).
Each packet includes an end-to-end cyclic redundancy check (CRC).
In addition, a hardware Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) engine allows safety verification of the validity of the contents of the Flash memory, as well as checking the integrity of all onboard serial communications.
Packets are covered using a CCITT16 cyclic redundancy check (CRC), and control symbols are covered through transmission of the control symbol and its complement.
It not only provides for frame synchronization but adds a cyclic redundancy check, which allows for error and end-to-end performance monitoring.
The Cyclic Redundancy Check with Memory Scan (CRC/SCAN) detects and scans memory for corrupted data.

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