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Mathematics and Statistics

MATH 428: Algebraic Coding Theory (COMP 428)

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

MATH 212; COMP 211 or MATH 313

Description

Codes with algebraic structure for error control are examined. Block codes including Hamming codes and Reed-Muller codes, BCH codes, quadratic residue codes, and other cyclic codes and their implementation are treated. Other topics may include: convolutional codes, efficiency considerations, and Shannon's fundamental theorem of information theory.

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