In this interdisciplinary course, we study coding theory from the different perspectives of professors in math, computer science, and electrical engineering. We develop the mathematical tools, construct important codes and associated algorithms, and discuss applications in computer science and communication.
CLASS HOURS: TTH 3:30-5:00
LOCATION: RLM 10.176
UNIQUE NUMBER: (16960 for EE381V) (53225 for CS395T) (56475 for M390C)
OFFICE HOURS: Vishwanath Tue 5:00-6:30 PM and Wed 4:00-5:00 PM, Voloch Wed 9:30-11:30 AM, Zuckerman Wed 1:30-3:30 PM or by appointment.
TA: Abhishek Bhowmick, (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org , Office hours Mon 3:30-4:30 ACES 3.102).
TEXTBOOK: Ron Roth, Introduction to Coding Theory, Cambridge University Press 2006 and online lecture notes by M. Sudan, V. Guruswami and A. Rudra. These notes are being put together in a book and some chapters are available.
PREREQUISITES: Basic Undergraduate Algebra and Probability background
GRADING POLICY: Final Exam (on Saturday, December 15, from 7:00-10:00 pm, RLM 6.126): 50%, Homework, (six assignments): 40%, Participation: 10%
REVIEW: There will be a review for the final in class on 12/6.
The University of Texas at Austin provides upon request appropriate academic accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 471- 6259, 471-6441 TTY.