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Title: Some new results on majority-logic codes for correction of random errors
Author: McQuilton, David
ISNI:       0000 0001 3389 3667
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1978
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The main advantages of random error-correcting majority-logic codes and majority-logic decoding in general are well known and two-fold. Firstly, they offer a partial solution to a classical coding theory problem, that of decoder complexity. Secondly, a majority-logic decoder inherently corrects many more random error patterns than the minimum distance of the code implies is possible. The solution to the decoder complexity is only a partial one because there are circumstances under which a majority-logic decoder is too complex and expensive to implement.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Science Research Council
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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