odd-even check

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n odd-even check a system of checking for errors in computer functioning
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Usage

In literature:

Check pattern, an odd and even road.
"Scamping Tricks and Odd Knowledge" by John Newman
Rolls was in a glow of delight; and even an odd fear of detection now and then could not check it.
"Mildred Arkell, Volume II (of 3)" by Mrs. Henry Wood
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In news:

The site has even been used by the McCain campaign (distortedly, it turns out) to help bolster one of its anti-Obama claims, giving Jackson the oddly reflexive experience of having to fact- check himself.
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In science:

On the other hand, one easily checks that ǫ maps odd functions to even functions on L2 (R).
Application of Random Matrix Theory to Multivariate Statistics
It is easy to check that either all un are odd when n ≥ 1, or one of u2 = A and u3 = A2 − B is even.
A generalization of Wolstenholme's harmonic series congruence
By a change of coordinates, it suffices to check Lemma 10 for a genus 2 surface and the 4 possibilities for i and j even and odd.
A homological recipe for pseudo-Anosovs
Explicitly, even subgraphs are variableinduced subgraphs such that no check node has odd degree.
The Set of Solutions of Random XORSAT Formulae
The parity can then be derived by checking if the bit count is even or odd. c.
A modular framework for randomness extraction based on Trevisan's construction
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