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Coding Theory

Coding Theory
A First Course

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  • Date Published: February 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521529235

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  • Coding theory is concerned with successfully transmitting data through a noisy channel and correcting errors in corrupted messages. It is of central importance for many applications in computer science or engineering. This book gives a comprehensive introduction to coding theory whilst only assuming basic linear algebra. It contains a detailed and rigorous introduction to the theory of block codes and moves on to more advanced topics like BCH codes, Goppa codes and Sudan's algorithm for list decoding. The issues of bounds and decoding, essential to the design of good codes, features prominently. The authors of this book have, for several years, successfully taught a course on coding theory to students at the National University of Singapore. This book is based on their experiences and provides a thoroughly modern introduction to the subject. There are numerous examples and exercises, some of which introduce students to novel or more advanced material.

    • Clear, accessible and designed with the student in mind
    • Includes essential modern material that other books cover badly
    • Includes a wealth of examples and exercises
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    • Date Published: February 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521529235
    • length: 236 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 173 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • contains: 50 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Error detection, correction and decoding
    3. Finite fields
    4. Linear codes
    5. Bounds in coding theory
    6. Constructions of linear codes
    7. Cyclic codes
    8. Some special cyclic codes
    9. Goppa codes.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Algebraic Coding Theory
    • Applied Algebra
    • Coding Theory
    • Error-correcting Codes
    • Field Theory
  • Authors

    San Ling, National University of Singapore

    Chaoping Xing, National University of Singapore

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