Thursday, June 26, 2008

What is a hash value?

Readers of Evidence Technology Magazine will find a product review of Ocean Systems' ClearID version 2 written by your humble host in the latest edition. Some readers have already started asking questions about the review. One of the more popular questions had to do with hashing of the layers. Specifically, the readers wanted to know what a hash was (no, not the corned beef kind).

Check out this link for a very good explanation of hash functions. Once there, be sure to bookmark the site. It's one of my favourite resources for court related electronics issues.

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