227-0418-00L  Algebra and Error Correcting Codes

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersH.‑A. Loeliger
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



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227-0418-00 GAlgebra and Error Correcting Codes4 hrs
Tue13:15-17:00ETZ E 9 »
H.‑A. Loeliger

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AbstractThe course is an introduction to error correcting codes covering both classical algebraic codes and modern iterative decoding. The course includes a self-contained introduction of the pertinent basics of "abstract" algebra.
ObjectiveThe course is an introduction to error correcting codes covering both classical algebraic codes and modern iterative decoding. The course includes a self-contained introduction of the pertinent basics of "abstract" algebra.
ContentError correcting codes: coding and modulation, linear codes, Hamming space codes, Euclidean space codes, trellises and Viterbi decoding, convolutional codes, factor graphs and message passing algorithms, low-density parity check codes, turbo codes, polar codes, Reed-Solomon codes.

Algebra: groups, rings, homomorphisms, quotient groups, ideals, finite fields, vector spaces, polynomials.
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ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersH.-A. Loeliger
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
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