Error-correction for WIMs and WUMs

  • C. van Eijl
  • G. Cohen
  • G. Zémor
Submitted Contributions
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 539)


We consider the problem of error-correction in two types of binary memories subject to updating constraints, namely write-isolated memories (WIMs) and write-unidirectional memories (WUMs). After two sections devoted to introducing the problems and defining the notations respectively, we dedicate section 3 to obtaining upper and lower bounds, then constructing WIM codes. The last part of our paper deals with WUM codes, viz. defining the model of errors and constructing multiple-error-correcting codes.


Achievable Rate Authorised State Parity Check Matrix Classical Code Binary Linear Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. van Eijl
    • 1
  • G. Cohen
    • 1
  • G. Zémor
    • 1
  1. 1.ENSTParis Cedex 13France

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