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Computers, Software Engineering, and Digital Devices. (one of 6 vols. of The Electrical engineering handbook, 3d ed.).


Computers, software engineering, and digital devices. (one of 6 vols. of The Electrical engineering electrical engineering: see engineering.
electrical engineering

Branch of engineering concerned with the practical applications of electricity in all its forms, including those of electronics.
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Ed. by Richard C. Dorf Richard C. Dorf is the Professor Emeritus of Management and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He received his Ph.D. from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. .

CRC (Cyclical Redundancy Checking) An error checking technique used to ensure the accuracy of transmitting digital data. The transmitted messages are divided into predetermined lengths which, used as dividends, are divided by a fixed divisor.  / Taylor & Francis





Dorf (electrical and computer engineering, University of California-Davis) provides a reference to subjects in the fields of digital logic devices, displays, testing, software, and computers, covering the latest developments in secure electronic commerce and the emerging fields of programmable logic See PLD. , hardware description languages, and parallel computing. Each article includes a glossary of terms and sources for further information. Appendices summarize relevant mathematics, symbols, and physical constants.

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