A Class of High-Speed Decoders for Linear Cyclic Binary Codes

Roger W. Ehrich, Stephen S. Yau

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A general method is proposed for decoding any cyclic binary code at extremely high speed using only modulo 2 adders and threshold elements, and the decoders may be designed for maximum-likelihood decoding. The number of decoding cycles is a fraction of the number of digits in the code word.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-117
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Information Theory
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1969
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Computer Science Applications


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