Applications of Algebra to Communications, Control, and by Nigel Boston

By Nigel Boston

over the past 50 years there were increasingly more functions of algebraic instruments to unravel difficulties in communications, specifically within the fields of error-control codes and cryptography. extra lately, broader functions have emerged, requiring really subtle algebra - for instance, the Alamouti scheme in MIMO communications is simply Hamilton's quaternions in conceal and has spawned using PhD-level algebra to supply generalizations. Likewise, within the absence of credible choices, the has in lots of circumstances been compelled to undertake elliptic curve cryptography. moreover, algebra has been effectively utilized to difficulties in sign processing reminiscent of face reputation, biometrics, keep an eye on layout, and sign layout for radar. This booklet introduces the reader to the algebra they should relish those advancements and to varied difficulties solved by way of those techniques.

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