Pre-1980 DEC Technical Reports/Memoranda?

Guy Sotomayor ggs at
Wed Mar 31 10:01:25 CDT 2010

Using table lookups for CRC computation is a well understood technique (the trick is creating the table for the specific polynomial).

TTFN - Guy

On Mar 31, 2010, at 7:54 AM, Ben wrote:

> Rodney Brown wrote:
>> Where would DEC Technical Reports prior to 1980 would be found - on the
>> web?
>> The following reference is one I've never sighted, thought it was
>> referenced (as unsighted in Ross William's 1993 Painless guide to CRC
>> posting).
>> Wecker, S (1974). "A Table-Lookup Algorithm for Software Computation of
>> Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)". Digital Equipment Corporation
>> memorandum.
> <snip>
>> Suggestions or just ask HP?
> I remeber BYTE magizine has a similar Alogrithm, around the same time frame if you can find BYTE magazine over there in OZ.

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