Burst Error Correction Method Based on Arithmetic Weighted Checksums

DOI: 10.4236/eng.2012.411098   PDF   HTML     4,729 Downloads   6,566 Views   Citations

Abstract

In this paper a new approach for increasing the performance of burst error correction that occurs during data transmission in low-frequency channels with pulse-code modulation is proposed. The specific technique is based on the weighted checksum which is computed with arithmetic operations. It is shown that the solution proposed not only guarantees the correction of any single error burst but it also lowers the computational complexity so that procedure correction time does not depend on controlled data block length. Finally, the use of the algorithm is illustrated via the thorough presentation of an example of erroneous data transmission.

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S. Al-Omar and A. Obeidat, "Burst Error Correction Method Based on Arithmetic Weighted Checksums," Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 11, 2012, pp. 768-773. doi: 10.4236/eng.2012.411098.

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