echoplex technique

echoplex technique

[′ek·ō‚pleks tek‚nēk]
(computer science)
A technique for detecting errors in a data communication system with full duplex lines, in which the signal generated when a character is typed on a keyboard is transmitted to a receiver and retransmitted to a display terminal, enabling the operator to check if the character displayed is the same as the character typed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.