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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 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite MATH 210.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

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Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)

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 .