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Module Code: EEE416
Module Title: Coding and Cryptography
Module Level: Level 4
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
To introduce the coding theorem and various types of channel coding for communication system;

To provide the knowledge of fundamental cryptography, and techniques for encryption.

Learning outcomes 
A. Identify and explain the importance of source coding and channel coding in a communication link;

B. Elaborate on coding theorem and its significance;

C. Design source coding schemes for data compression and multimedia compression;

D. Design channel codes with specific error detection and correction capability;

E. Identify and explain how cryptography plays an important role in a communication system;

F. Design symmetric key and asymmetric key cryptosystems for data encryption and decryption.

Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures and tutorials.
1 Introduction

Information theory and entropy;

Noises and channels;

Introduction to cryptography.

2 Source coding and Channel coding

Source coding theorem;

Huffman coding;

Noisy channel;

Noisy coding theorem;

Channel coding.

3 Coding Theorem

Coding and Hamming distance;

Nearest neighbour decoding and most likelihood decoding;

Error-detection and error-correction.

4-6 Linear Codes

Generator (matrix);

Incomplete and complete decoding;

Parity-check matrix;

Hamming codes;

Golay codes;

7-8 Cyclic Codes

Polynomial and matrix of cyclic codes;

Encoding and decoding;

Hamming cyclic codes;

BCH codes;

Reed-Solomon codes.

9-10 Convolutional Codes

Generator and check matrix;

Coding and decoding;

Viterbi decoding algorithm;

Convolutional codes in channels.

11 Turbo Codes

Recursive System Convolution;

Encoding and decoding;

Performance evaluation.

Fountain Codes

12 Introduction to Cryptography

13 Safeguard and Attack

Cryptographic Systems and Protocols;

Encryption — Symmetric Techniques;

Encryption — Asymmetric Techniques;

Bit Security and Data Integrity.

14 Revision

Summary of the module

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    24      100  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Assignment 1 10.00
2 Assignment 2 10.00
3 Take-Home Open Book Exam (3Hours) 80.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/2/2020 12:32:11 AM