EE 605: Error Correcting Codes (Autumn 2015)


  • Probability theory
  • Linear algebra
  • Digital Communication

Course Content

  • Linear block codes
  • Cyclic codes
  • Convolutional codes

Reference Books

  • Error Control Coding, S. Lin and D. J. Costello, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, 2004.
  • Error Control Systems for Digital Communication and Storage, S. B. Wicker, Prentice Hall, 1995.
  • The Theory of Error Correcting Codes, F. J. MacWilliams and N. J. A. Sloane, New York: North Holland, 1977.
  • Fundamentals of Convolutional Coding, R. Johannesson and K. Sh. Zigangirov, Wiley-IEEE Press, 1999.

Grading Policy

  • 10% Assignments, 20% Quizzes, 30% Midsem, 40% Endsem
  • Relative grading