Introduction to Coding Theory in Communication – 046205
Prerequisites: Introduction to Digital Communication 046206
Introduction to coded communications. block codes. linear codes. convolutional codes. representation of convolutional codes with finite state diagrams and transfer functions. viterbi algorithm. sequential decoding of convolutional codes. bcjr algorithm. evaluation of performance via union bounds for a binary symmetric and awgn channels. combination of coding and modulation ( trellis coded modulation ), turbo codes and iterative decoding based on the bcjr algorithm.