EE/Ma 127a:

 "Error-Correcting Codes"

 

9 units (3-0-6); second term. Prerequisites: Ma1, Ma2.



Instructor

Robert J. McEliece

Office: Moore 162 A

E-mail: rjm@systems

Office hours: MWF after class. I will be happy to meet with students at other times, too. Please schedule these visits with my secretary Shirley Beatty (162 Moore, shirley@systems, x4715).



 

Class Meetings:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00--9:55 am in Room 070 Moore. I have reserved the room until 10:30, so we should have plenty of time for informal discussions after class.



Lectures

Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4
Lecture 5 (1/20/06)
Lecture 6 (1/23/06)
Lecture 7 (1/25-27/06)
Lecture 8 (1/30-2/1/06)
Lecture 9 (2/3/06)
Lecture 10 (2/6/06)
Lecture 11 (2/10/06)
Lecture 12 (2/15/06)
Lecture 13 (2/17/06)
Lectures 14 & 15 (2/22&24/06)
Lecture 16 (2/27/06)
Lecture 17 (3/1/06)
Lecture 18 (3/6,8/06)



Homework/Project Assignments

Homework 1
Homework 2
Homework 3, due 2/1/06
Homework 4, due 2/8/06
Viterbi Decoder Project
Sample Results
Homework5, due 2/15/06
Homework6, due 2/22/06
Homework 7, due 3/1/06
Reed-Solomon Decoder Project
Homework 8, due 3/8/06



Handouts

The Viterbi Algorithm
The Generalized Distributive Law
The BCJR Paper
Notes on the FBA
The Decoding of Reed-Solomon Codes

 

 

 

 

Textbooks

The Theory of Information and Coding, Student ed. by R. J. McEliece

 

 

Grading Policy



Homework Collaboration Policy

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Late Homework Policy