ELEC 405

Error Control Coding

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

The channel coding problem; coding approaches and characteristics; linear block codes; bounds on codes; finite fields; cyclic, BCH and Reed-Solomon codes; convolutional codes and the Viterbi algorithm; error control in data storage and transmission systems.


  • Minimum fourth-year standing in the Faculty of Engineering; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Electrical Engineering offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer Fall Spring

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