UPC
Uniform Product Code Check Digit


UPC is a MATLAB library which can compute the check digit associated with a uniform product code (UPC), or it can report whether a 12-digit UPC is actually valid.

Licensing:

The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Languages:

UPC is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

Related Data and Programs:

BANK, a MATLAB library which can compute the check digit associated with a US Bank Routing Number check digit, or it can report whether a 9-digit code is actually valid.

ISBN, a MATLAB library which can determine the check digit for an International Standard Book Number or report whether a given ISBN is valid.

LUHN, a MATLAB program which computes the Luhn check digit for a string, and can validate a string.

Reference:

  1. David Savir, George Laurer,
    The Characteristics and Decodability of the Universal Product Code,
    IBM Systems Journal,
    Volume 14, Number 1, pages 16-34, 1975.

Source Code:

Examples and Tests:

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Last revised on 10 September 2015.