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A question about phantom Memory

Ravi Kiran Va
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Hi

First of all I am sorry to post a interview question here .
Please tell me what is meant by phantom memory

All authors say this

Phantom memory is false memory. Memory that does not exist in reality.

Can anybody please let me know what is this meant actually .


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David Newton
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Did searching the web for it not help? I got a lot of hits, including sample code and explanations, when I searched.
Ravi Kiran Va
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why dont you share with me .
David Newton
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Why don't you do some of your own research?
Henry Wong
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Well, if you got that during an interview, the first thing you should ask for is clarification... like... Is this referring to phantom references?

Henry


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Ravi Kiran Va
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Thanks Henry . I have read and understood about phantom references .

I just asked about phantom Memory .
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Ravi Kiran V wrote:Thanks Henry . I have read and understood about phantom references .

I just asked about phantom Memory .



I think you missed my point. My point was that the interviewer was likely talking about phantom references, and you should have asked if this was the case. To say that you don't know something, because the interviewer accidentally used a different term from what you know, is silly. Ask for clarification. And if you know it as something else, suggest it.

Henry
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Yes. ravi remember one thing, interview is a two way communication
 
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