May 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MATH 407 - Coding Theory (3 credits)


(=CSCI 407 ) (Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MATH 344  or permission of the instructor) This course covers the issues involved in designing efficient codes, including error detection/correction. Topics to be covered include distance, nearest neighbor decoding, hamming codes and linear codes. Other topics which may be covered are Golay codes, Reed-Muller codes, cyclic codes, and spherical codes. S, even years.