Undergraduate Course: Algebraic Coding Theory (MATH10025)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Introduction to Coding Theory, Linear Codes, Perfect Codes, Cyclic Linear Codes, BCH Codes, Reed-Solomon Codes
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Honours Algebra (MATH10069)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate familiarity with the fundamentals of error-correcting coding.
- Demonstrate familiarity with the important types of codes, such as Hamming, Golay, BCH and Reed-Solomon codes.
- Appreciate the way some of these codes are decoded.
- Appreciate the way error-correcting codes are applied in the transmission and storage of data.
|Course organiser||Prof Martin Dindos
|Course secretary||Mrs Alison Fairgrieve
Tel: (0131 6)50 5045