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Correcting Detected Triple Bit Errors

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061135D
Original Publication Date: 1986-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Fabrizio, M LaBalbo, LJ Ruane, AJ [+details]

Abstract

A machine employing an invert retry scheme to bypass double bit errors by correct either 1 or 2 of the bit, may also use this mechanism to increase system integrity and prevent machine failures caused by detectable triple bit errors.