The minimum number of bits that must be changed in order to convert one bit string into another.
Named after the mathematician Richard Hamming.
[Connection with Hamming code?].
the queen, the daughter of Machir and sister of Gilead (1 Chr. 7:17, 18). Abiezer was one of her three children.
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