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Course number and title: EE231E Channel Coding Theory
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: Rick Wesel (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Signals and Systems course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week.
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week.
Course Assessment:
Homework: Several assignments.
Project Reports: 1 project.
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
Grading Policy: Typically, 10% project, 10% homework, 30% midterm, 50% final.
Course Prerequisites: EE131A.
Catalog Description: Fundamentals of error control codes and decoding algorithms. Topics include block codes, convolutional codes, trellis codes, and turbo codes.  
Textbook and any related course material:
R. Blahut, Algebraic Codes for Data Transmission, Cambridge 2003.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Fundamentals of error control codes.
Decoding algorithms.
Block codes.
Convolutional codes.
Trellis codes.
Turbo codes.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

:: Last modified: September 2007 by R. Wesel ::

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