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Comparative Analysis of Error Correcting Codes for Noisy Channel

Sukhjeet Kaur Published in Signal Processing

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication 2012
© 2010 by IJAIS Journal
Authors Sukhjeet Kaur
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  1. Sukhjeet Kaur. Article: Comparative Analysis of Error Correcting Codes for Noisy Channel. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 3(5):35-41, July 2012. BibTeX

    	author = "Sukhjeet Kaur",
    	title = "Article: Comparative Analysis of Error Correcting Codes for Noisy Channel",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2012,
    	volume = 3,
    	number = 5,
    	pages = "35-41",
    	month = "July",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"


In the communication system there are errors during the transmission of the information. There are error correcting codes to detect as well as correct errors. These error correcting codes have vast field of application. Communication performance is improved by enabling the transmitted signal to better withstand the effects of channel impairments such as noise, interference and fading which occur during transmission. In this paper Hamming and Reed Solomon codes are discussed under same noisy conditions and there comparison is done with data transmitted without using codes and Bit Error Rate performance is shown. This comparative analysis is represented in Graphical user interface (GUI).


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BSC, AWGN, Hamming code, Reed Solomon code, BER, SNR