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Advances in Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering

pp 311-316

A Fingerprint Method for Scientific Data Verification

  • Micah AltmanAffiliated withInstitute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University

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Abstract

This article discusses an algorithm (called "UNF") for verifying digital data matrices. This algorithm is now used in a number of software packages and digital library projects. We discuss the details of the algorithm, and offer an extension for normalization of time and duration data.