EC834 Error Control Coding

Course Name: 

EC834 Error Control Coding


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 



Coding for reliable digital transmission and storage. Groups, Rings, Vector Spaces, Galois Fields, Polynomial rings, Channel models, Linear Block codes, Cyclic codes, BCH codes, Reed Solomon Codes, BerlekampMassey and Euclid decoding algorithm, Applications of Reed-Solomon codes, Convolutional codes, Decoding algorithms for Convolutional codes, Viterbi, Trellis coded modulation, Turbo Codes, LDPC codes.


Shu Lin and Daniel J. Costello Jr., Error Control Coding: Fundamentals and Applications, Prentice Hall, 2003.
S. B Wicker, Error Control Systems for Digital Communication and Storage, Prentice Hall International, 1995.
Blahut R.E., Algebraic codes for Data transmission, Cambridge University Press, 2003.


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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