Paul L. Snyder on 30 Sep 2010 23:07:31 -0700

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Re: hamming encoded

As for the mental portion:


On September 30, 2010, "John Summers" <> wrote:

> An XOR of two strings yields the number of differences between them.
Such measures
> enable error checking. Hamming distances (Hamming was at Bell Labs) may
make Hamming
> encoding possible. Quick and efficient error checking is offered by XORs
doing the
> work.
> On Sep 30, 2010, at 7:59 PM, Peter Bachman wrote:
>> So weirdly enough the phrase "hamming encoded" has shown up in three
>> different separate contexts this week, and I had never heard of it before.
>> -pb
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