Error Detection and Correction Using Hamming and Cyclic Codes in a Communication Channel
Pure and Applied Mathematics Journal
Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages: 220-231
Received: Dec. 1, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 28, 2016; Published: Jan. 20, 2017
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Irene Ndanu John, Mathematics and Informatics Department, Taita Taveta University, Voi, Kenya
Peter Waweru Kamaku, Pure and Applied Mathematics Department, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, JKUAT, Nairobi, Kenya
Dishon Kahuthu Macharia, Mathematics and Informatics Department, Taita Taveta University, Voi, Kenya
Nicholas Muthama Mutua, Mathematics and Informatics Department, Taita Taveta University, Voi, Kenya
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This paper provides an overview of two types of linear block codes: Hamming and cyclic codes. We have generated, encoded and decoded these codes as well as schemes and/or algorithms of error-detecting and error-correcting of these codes. We have managed to detect and correct errors in a communication channel using error detection and correction schemes of hamming and cyclic codes.
Linear Blocks, Hamming, Cyclic, Error-Detecting, Error-Correcting
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Irene Ndanu John, Peter Waweru Kamaku, Dishon Kahuthu Macharia, Nicholas Muthama Mutua, Error Detection and Correction Using Hamming and Cyclic Codes in a Communication Channel, Pure and Applied Mathematics Journal. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2016, pp. 220-231. doi: 10.11648/j.pamj.20160506.17
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