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Character Sets

Last updated May 26, 2023 Edit

# Recall

# What is a character?

A character or a symbol that is present on a keyboard.

A code is generated for each character or symbol while typing on a keyboard. This code is then converted to its character or symbol for displaying and printing purposes.


American Standard Code for Information Interchange

# Error checking & Correction

A checksum is a number calculated (hashed) from a long message.

# Extended ASCII

It added more characters, but still couldn’t fit every character needed for every language.

# Unicode