Cyclic Redundancy Check Value

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Term Cyclic Redundancy Check Value
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Broader term

Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)

Narrower term


Abbreviation

  • CRC

Definition

The value determined by applying a Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) to a dataset.

Definition Source

  • AIFDD

Note

A CRC is a mathematical algorithm applied to the digital expression of data that provides a level of assurance against loss or alteration of data. Best practice recommends that the algorithm consider all tags and data elements within a dataset. When the receiver applies a CRC algorithm to the dataset, a different CRC value indicates that a tag or data element within the dataset has been changed since the sender generated the original CRC value.