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MATH 4010 Applied Algebra

Concepts of modern algebra are applied to different areas. Topics include Boolean algebra and applications to switching theory; automata (finite state machines) and Turing machines; recursive functions and some ideas in theory of computability, groups, rings, polynomial rings, finite fields applied to coding theory, development of binary group codes, Hamming codes, B-C-H codes, relations of geometry and statistical block designs to codes; importance of codes in communications. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2020  OR MATH 3010 
Credits: 3.0