Course Title： Channel Coding (通道編碼)
Instructor：Yunghsiang S. Han (韓永祥)
Course goal：To teach students the fundamental knowledge about coding theory.
Final grade：midterm exam 40%，final exam 50%， attendance rate 10％
A set of lecture notes will be provided on my personal website. The following are the textbook and recommended reference:
Textbook: Error Control Coding, Second Edition, S. Lin and D. J. Costello, Jr., Prentice-Hall, Inc., 2004. (歐亞書局代理)
Reference: Error Correction Coding: Mathematical Methods and Algorithms by Todd K. Moon, Wiley-Interscience, 2005.
First day of class: 9/26/2016
Midterm examination: 11/21/2016
Final examination: 1/9/2016
Final grades of students for this course are based on their performances in midterm examination and final examination. Students will be asked to attend every lecture in order to learn the topics of coding theory.
1. Introduction to binary linear block codes
2. Cyclic codes
3. Finite fields
4. BCH codes
5. Reed-Solomon (RS) codes
6. Decoding of BCH/RS codes
Introduction to Binary Linear Block Codes (pdf file)