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Choosing Small Weights For Multiple Error Detection
Author(s): Richard P Brent; Franklin T. Luk; Cynthia J Anfinson
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Paper Abstract

The weighted checksum technique has been demonstrated to be effective in multiple error detection. It has been shown that, in order to guarantee error detection, the chosen weight vectors must satisfy some very specific properties about linear independence. Previous weight generating methods that fulfill the independence criteria have problems with numerical overflow. We present a new scheme that generates weight vectors to meet the requirements about independence and to avoid the difficulties with overflow.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1058, High Speed Computing II, (17 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951675
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Richard P Brent, Australian National University (Australia)
Franklin T. Luk, Cornell University (United States)
Cynthia J Anfinson, Cornell University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1058:
High Speed Computing II
Keith Bromley, Editor(s)

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