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binary code decimal interchange code (BCDIC)

The Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (BCDIC) is a code developed by IBM for the representation of alphanumeric and numeric character in computers.

The BCDIC code originated from the BCD code. It is a seven- digit code whose character set includes the 26 letters of the alphabet, the digits 0 to 9, and some special characters. The eight-character Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code( EBCDIC) has evolved from the seven-characterBCDIC code.

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Englisch: binary code decimal interchange code - BCDIC
Updated at: 28.04.2011
#Words: 67
Links: code, alphanumeric (AN), binary coded decimal (BCD), digit (DGT), alphabet
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