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MATH 406 Introduction to Coding Theory

MATH 406  Introduction to Coding Theory  Units: 3.00  

Construction and properties of finite fields. Polynomials, vector spaces, block codes over finite fields. Hamming distance and other code parameters. Bounds relating code parameters. Cyclic codes and their structure as ideals. Weight distribution. Special codes and their relation to designs and projective planes. Decoding algorithms.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MATH 210.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Mathematics and Statistics

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in its own building, Jeffery Hall, and this building also houses most of the facilities associated with the department. A large number of networked public computers and workstations are located in Jeffery Hall and provide students and staff with ready access to standard computing software and to the Internet.

Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)

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The department offers a selection of courses from the following list each academic year.  Course offerings for the current academic year can be found on the  Department of Mathematics and Statistics website . 

Mathematics – Major (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

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Subject:   Administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Plan:   Consists of 60.00 units as described below. Program:   The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.