Algorithmic Introduction to Coding Theory
Course number: 6.897
Prereq: 6.046, 6.840 & Mathematical Maturity.
Time: MW 1:00-2:30pm
3-0-9 H-Level Grad Credit
Single file with notes of all finished lectures:
Some standard references for coding theory are listed below.
We won't follow any particular one of these. But the material
covered can probably be found (in some disguise or other) in
any of these.
Here is a pointer lecture notes from a previous
(accelerated) version of this course.
Theory and Practice of Error-Control Codes.
Richard E. Blahut.
Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, 1983.
The Theory of Error Correcting Codes.
F.J. MacWilliams and N.J.A. Sloane.
North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1981.
Introduction to Coding Theory.
Jacobus H. van Lint.
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1999.
Papers (to be added)
For scribes, here is a
sample file and
the preamble.tex file that