Checksum

==Definition== A checksum or hash sum is a small-size datum from an arbitrary block of digital data for the purpose of detecting errors which may have been introduced during its transmission or storage. It is usually applied to an installation file after it is received from the download server. By themselves checksums are often used to verify data...
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checksum

noun a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data; used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission or storage
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Checksum

A block check character that is formed by taking the sum of the binary data transmitted.
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Checksum

A checksum is an identifying number calculated from file characteristics. The slightest change in a file changes its checksum.
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Checksum

A number formed by an algorithm, possibly addition, applied to a data record. A communications system will transmit the record and the checksum for error detection by the receiver.
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Checksum

Checksum An RFID tag that doesn't depend on a silicon microchip. Some chipless tags use plastic or conductive polymers instead of silicon-based microchips. Other chipless tags use materials that reflect back a portion of the radio waves beamed at them. A computer takes a snapshot of the waves beamed back and uses it like a fingerprint to identify ...
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Checksum

The result of a mathematical operation that uses the binary representation of a group of data as its basis, usually to check the integrity of the data.
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checksum

[n] - a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data
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