Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

Math 328: Algebraic Coding Theory

Course Details
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: MATH 212
Description:  Codes with algebraic structure for error control are examined. Block codes including Hamming codes and Reed-Muller codes, BCH 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.