Coding Theory

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Coding Theory

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Mathematics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: MTH5112

    The theory of error-correcting codes uses concepts from algebra, number theory and probability to ensure
    accurate transmission of information through noisy communication links. Basic concepts of coding theory.
    Decoding and encoding. Finite fields and linear codes. Hamming codes. Parity checks. Preliminary algebra on
    vector spaces and finite fields will be included in the module.

    Assessment: 100.0% Examination
    Level: 6

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