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mode of operation

In cryptography, an algorithm used in conjunction with a block cipher that makes up the complete encryption algorithm. For example, DES-ECB uses the Data Encryption Standard (DES) block cipher and the electronic code book (ECB) mode of operation. See electronic code book, counter mode, CBC, cryptography and block cipher.
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Section 3 introduces the proposed SPCBC mode of operation. Section 4 provides a detailed security analysis of the proposed mode while Section 5 demonstrates the experimental results.
Strategic Dynamics, Agency and Empirical Observation: The Concept of Mode of Operation
This can be done effectively by introducing the differential mode of operation. This differential mode can be realized by feeding the two antenna ports with a phase difference of 180[degrees] ([phi] = 180[degrees] in Figure 1(c)).
In contrast, only a minority of the manufacturing/ processing cooperatives had been operating within the same mode of operation since prior to 1992.
In this case, a piece of sharp plastic caused the bag of rice to tear when it was stocked on the shelf, creating the "mode of operation" ruling.
In this joint mode of operation, the process fluid enters the WDW finned coil section but now the fan is in operation resulting in a sensible heat transfer.
Others think he has been too accommodating and, in general, misunderstands the aggressive and threatening mode of operation of the "gay" drive for acceptance.
In its ongoing efforts to revolutionize real estate's traditional mode of operation, Dwelling Quest, a leading residential real estate brokerage firm, today announced the launch of the Residential Referral Network.
The origin of this difference is evident in its unique geometry, high consistency, and mode of operation. But how do these translate into refining action?
The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) has published, in collaboration with the Swedish SALTSA programme, a summary of findings, produced by members of the ETUI research network, that deal with the European Employment Strategy (EES) and its mode of operation. The various aspects covered by the book include the impact of the Strategy on young people and on the gender dimension, as well as the issues raised in this context by the recent EU enlargement.
"IFS gives us a single integrated system that will support both our current engineer-to-order mode of operation and our evolution to a high-volume repetitive business over the coming years."
These new standards form an integral part of the on-wafer probing offerings that enable the performance of multiport linear devices and circuits to be measured under a desired mode of operation, thereby reducing modeling and design cycle time.