timing error

timing error

[′tīm·iŋ ‚er·ər]
(computer science)
An error made in planning or writing a computer program, usually in underestimating the time that will be taken by input/output or other operations, which causes unnecessary delays in the execution of the program.
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The timing error is a type of error which causes the unnecessary delays in the execution of the program.
5 level throughout the 45 days of lead time after the timing error, which is within the range of 1-10 days, had been taken into consideration.
30% of the allowable RMS timing error in the ground segment and that the time offset between any two stations can be up to 700ns.
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SCSC's web site defines a critical timing error, which they refer to as an "irregularity," as a measured timing event that falls outside the bounds of normal operation.
Due to the sensitivity of OFDM signal against the timing error, a reliable synchronization algorithm is required in order to provide reliable communication in harsh channel conditions.
A timing error in the women s biathlon pursuit may have cost Sweden s Anna Carin Oloffson-Zidek a medal, since she left 14 seconds too late, and a similar blunder affected the men s race.
TEESSIDE'S top women rowers shook off a timing error to make a big impact in the Rutherford Head of the River Race on the Tyne.
Louis Romanet, chief executive officer at France Galop, said: "There was a timing error for the Arc due to a technical problem.
The first published results said that he had finished third, but officials later recognised a timing error and upgraded Walsh to silver.
Unfortunately, these hard real-time systems are often implemented with the dangerous assumption that due to correct design, analysis, and testing, a timing error will never occur.
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science (CASS) researcher, Dr Dick Manchester, says that if these figures are slightly wrong, and the position of the barycentre is slightly wrong, then a regular, repeating pattern of timing errors appears in the pulsar data.