Reed-Solomon Codes and Their Applications

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IEEE Press, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 322 pages
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Reed-Solomon codes provide critical error control for many different types of digital communications systems, including those on the Voyager spacecraft and in CD players. This collection of 13 articles from leading researchers in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the history and practical applications--some never before published--of these important codes.

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Contents

The Generator Polynomial Approach
6
Decoding ReedSolomon Codes
12
Precode
18
Copyright

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Vijay K. Bhargava is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He has served on the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society and the IEEE Communications Society and was President of the IEEE Information Theory Society. He was recently appointed as the Director of Journals for the IEEE Communications Society.

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