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bit flipping

[′bit ‚flip·iŋ]
(computer science)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bit flipping

Switching a bit from 0 to 1 or 1 to 0. Also refers to changing one's mind 180 degrees. See bit manipulation.
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For the attack scenario of bit flipping by increasing or decreasing values of one or more spectral components of pixels by one unit, Reed-Solomon codes were selected.
Secondly, in order to test robustness and tamper detection, there were three different bit flipping attacks and four cropping/removal attacks.
In the write heads of hard disk drives and in some other established technologies, bit flipping relies on magnetic fields generated by other magnets, notes Chia-Ling Chien of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.