Error control


Error control[1] is the general term for error correction[2] and error detection[3] systems.

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1. Error control. Error control is the general term for error correction and error detection systems. Related Articles: Progress Outcomes – Computational Thinking MatrixGlossary: ParityComputational Thinking« Back to Glossary Index
2. error correction. Error correction is a step better than error detection; when it detects an error it tries to put the data back to how it should have been. Related Articles: Progress Outcomes – Computational Thinking MatrixGlossary: ParityComputational Thinking« Back to Glossary Index
3. error detection. Error detection is a method that can look at some data and detect if it has been corrupted while it was stored or transmitted. Read more on CSUnplugged’s website here https://csunplugged.org/en/topics/error-detection-and-correction/unit-plan/ Related Articles: Progress Outcomes – Computational Thinking MatrixGlossary: ParityComputational Thinking« Back to Glossary Index