Questions related to channel coding, forward error correction, code performance calculations, and decoding algorithms. Typical code examples are Hamming codes, cyclic codes, BCH, Reed-Solomon, turbo codes, and LDPC.
In telecommunication, information theory, and coding theory, forward error correction (FEC) or channel coding is a technique used for controlling errors in data transmission over unreliable or noisy communication channels. The central idea is the sender encodes the message in a redundant way by using an error-correcting code (ECC). (From Wikipedia.)