ECE 511

Error Control Coding

Units: 1.5

Formerly: ELEC 511

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. Students are required to complete a project.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 511, ECE 405, ELEC 405, ELEC 511.

Graduate course in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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