Modulo 10 Error Detection Efficiency Analysis for Bank Routing Number

  • Nyagah Macharia Multimedia University of Kenya
  • Waweru Kamaku Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Joy Mutegi Multimedia University of Kenya
  • Sitawa Wattanga Multimedia University of Kenya
Keywords: Error Detection, Error Correction, Twin Error, Adjacent Transposition Error

Abstract

The Routing number is a nine-digit code used to identify specific banks and their transactions uniquely. Electronic Funds Transfer Routing Number Scheme is used to calculate the ninth digit of the routing number commonly known as the check digit. Fraud and insecurity cases associated with the banking sector necessitated the need to analyze the routing number scheme capabilities in error detection and correction. This paper discusses some of the significant limitations in the code as well as some of the code design shortfalls affecting the code’s error detection and correction. It is then shown that there is a need for the design of a new code that improves the error detection of the routing number code.

Author Biographies

Waweru Kamaku, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya.
Director, Sports, and Games Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya.
Joy Mutegi, Multimedia University of Kenya
Multimedia University of KenyaChair Mathematics Department
Sitawa Wattanga, Multimedia University of Kenya
Multimedia University of KenyaDean Faculty of Science and Technology

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Published
2019-08-18
Section
Articles