Error-Correcting Codes and Coded Modulations Applied to Optical Communications

Professors in charge: Frédéric LEHMANN, Antoine Berthet.

Course content:

  • Classical coding theory:
  1. Block codes
  2. Cyclic codes, Galois fields, BCH codes, Reed-Solomon code, Algebraic decoding
  3. Convolutional codes and Viterbi decoding
  • Modern coding theory:
  1. Factor graphs and the sum-product algorithm
  2. Density evolution, EXIT charts, code optimization
  3. Turbo and LDPC codes
  • Exam