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Error Correcting Codes

  • David Salomon

Abstract

The problem of adding reliability to data has already been mentioned in Section 2.12. This appendix discusses general methods for detecting and correcting errors. Reliability is, in a sense, the opposite of data compression since it is achieved by increasing data redundancy. Nevertheless, many practical situations call for reliable data, so a good data compression program should be able to use codes for increased reliability, if necessary.

Keywords

Generate Polynomial Bell System Technical Journal Error Detection Rate Codeword Selection Valid Codeword 
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Bibliography

  1. Hamming, Richard (1950) “Error Detecting and Error Correcting Codes,” Bell Systems Technical Journal 29:147–160, April.MathSciNetGoogle Scholar
  2. Hamming, Richard (1986) Coding and Information Theory, 2nd Ed., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall.zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  3. Lin, Shu (1970) An Introduction to Error Correcting Codes, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Salomon
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCalifornia State UniversityNorthridgeUSA

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