Fletcher's Checksum

Fletcher's Checksum

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Fletcher checksum is an algorithm for computing a position-dependent checksum devised by John G. Fletcher at Lawrence Livermore Labs in the late 1970s. A description of the algorithm and an analysis of the performance characteristics of a particular implementation were published in the IEEE Transactions on Communications in January 1982. The objective of the Fletcher checksum was to provide error-detection properties approaching those of a cyclic redundancy check but with the lower computational effort associated with summation techniques.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136522217
  • 9786136522210