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NTIA Technical Report CR-93-44
Effective Erasure of Magnetic Tapes : 3. Further Analytic Results in Development of Erasure and Overwrite Standards

August 1993


David Middleton

Abstract: The present analysis extends the concepts and approaches discussed in [1] and [2] for determining the effective erasure or overwrite of signals on magnetic tapes, as part of a general approach to the development of new, statistical standards for this purp

Keywords: magnetic tape; erasure; overwrite; signals; analysis; ternary detection


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