Introduction to the Theory of Error-Correcting Codes (Wiley Interscience Series in Discrete Mathematics)

  • Publish Date: 1989-09-13
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Vera Pless
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An introduction to the theory of error-correction codes, and in particular to linear block codes is provided in this book. It considers such codes as Hamming codes and Golay codes, correction of double errors, use of finite fields, cyclic codes, BCH codes and weight distributions, as well as design of codes. In this second edition, the author includes more material on non-binary code and cyclic codes. In addition some proofs have been simplified and there are many more examples and problems. The text has been aimed at mathematicians, electrical engineers and computer scientists.