A First Course in Coding Theory

A First Course in Coding Theory

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Algebraic coding theory is a new and rapidly developing subject, popular for its many practical applications and for its fascinatingly rich mathematical structure. This book provides an elementary yet rigorous introduction to the theory of error-correcting codes. Based on courses given by the author over several years to advanced undergraduates and first-year graduated students, this guide includes a large number of exercises, all with solutions, making the book highly suitable for individual study.show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 14mm | 322.05g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Clarendon Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • figures
  • 0198538030
  • 9780198538035
  • 479,608

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"This clearly written, error-free book with its good problem sets is well worth considering as a text." --SIAM Review"Given that the author views coding theory as a branch of mathematics, the book is excellent." --The American Mathematical Monthlyshow more

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This book provides and elementary, yet rigorous, introduction to the theory of error-correcting codes.show more
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