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Error-Correcting Codes
MATH 271
Fall 2018
Section: 01  

Nowadays messages are sent electronically through different kinds of communication channels. Most of these channels are not perfect and errors are created during the transmission. The object of an error-correcting code is to encode the data so that the message can be recovered if not too many errors have occurred. The goal of this course is to introduce the basic mathematical ideas behind the design of error-correcting codes. It makes use of algebraic techniques involving vector spaces, finite fields, and polynomial rings. These techniques will be developed in this course so that prior knowledge is not necessary.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM MATH
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: MATH221 OR MATH223
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COMP)(MATH)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on DEC-12-2018
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