Error Correction


Error correction[1] is a step better than error detection[2]; when it detects an error it tries to put the data[3] back to how it should have been.

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1. 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: Glossary: Error control« Back to Glossary Index
2. 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: Glossary: Error control« Back to Glossary Index
3. data. Raw facts or figures without context or meaning. e.g. 1, “Boris”, False Related Articles: Glossary: Error control« Back to Glossary Index