Definition:Hamming Code

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A Hamming code is an error-correcting code of a particular type.

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Source of Name

This entry was named for Richard Wesley Hamming.

Historical Note

The Hamming codes were published by Richard Wesley Hamming in $1950$.

They are in common use in computer memory.