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Code for Multitrack Error-Correction in Magnetic Tapes

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036470D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Blaum, M Federman, E [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a code to be implemented in an 18-track magnetic tape. This code has 4 tracks carrying redundancy (the first two and the last two) while the central tracks carry the information (as in [1]).