bipolar format

bipolar format

[bī′pō·lər ′fȯr‚mat]
(computer science)
A method of representing binary data in which 0 bits have zero voltage and each 1 bit has a polarity opposite that of the preceding 1 bit.
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Unipolar response options are frequently employed to measure quantities and frequencies, whereas bipolar formats are more commonly employed to measure attitudes and opinions.