parity checking

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par´i`ty check`ing


n.1.(Computers) The process of performing a parity check.
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The SONET/SDH signal is de-multiplexed, framed, descrambled, and processed providing indications of SONET/SDH frame status (SEF/LOF), received bit errors (B1/B2 Parity error detection), and allowing the user to monitor and, if necessary, modify all 27 bytes of the transport overhead.
It reports a parity error when multiple errors are detected.
Integrated IBM-compatible cross parity error detection is combined with comprehensive error correction coding to produce a hard error rate of less than 1 in 10-to-the-13th power bytes of data.