Mathematics of Codes

Course Description

Finite fields. Vector spaces over finite fields. Linear codes. Geometry of vector spaces. Standard geometric codes. Hadamard codes and generalizations. Cyclic codes. BCH-codes. Reed-Muller codes. Perfect codes. Permutation groups. Permutation Decoding.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


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  Summer semester