Course announcement

Essential Coding Theory (MIT 6.440)

Prereq: 6.006, 6.045.
Time: MW 1-2:30
Location: 26-322
3-0-9 H-Level Grad Credit

Introduces essential elements the theory of error-correcting codes. Focuses on the basic results in the area, taught from first principles. Special focus will be given on results of asymptotic or algorithmic significance. Principal topics include
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Instructor: Madhu Sudan
TA: Swastik Kopparty