MA6001 Introduction to coding Theory

Course Details

Introduction to linear codes and error correcting codes. Encoding and decoding of a linear code, dual codes. Hamming codes and perfect codes. Cyclic codes. Codes with Latin Squares, Introduction to BCH codes. Weight ennumerators and MDS codes. The main linear coding theory problems and conclusions.

Course References:

1. Raymond Hill, A first course in Coding Theory, Clarandon Press, Oxford (1986).
2. J. H. Van Lint, Introduction to Coding Theory, Springer (1998).