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NTIA Technical Report CR-90-41
Effective Erasure of Magnetic Tapes : 1. Representative Signal Detection Problems

May 1990

David Middleton

Abstract: In order to determine how effective an erasure procedure is it is necessary to examine the detectability of the remaining signal in tape noise. This detectability can be measured by the probability of correct detection of the signal, which should be suita


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