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Book Information:

Authors: F. J. MacWilliams and N. J. A. Sloane
Title: The theory of error-correcting codes.
Additional book information: North-Holland, Amsterdam, New York, Oxford, 1977, ix + 762 pp., $50.95.

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  • 2. Ian F. Blake and Ronald C. Mullin, The mathematical theory of coding, Academic Press [A subsidiary of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers], New York-London, 1975. MR 0396055
  • 3. P. J. Cameron and J. H. van Lint, Graph theory, coding theory and block designs, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge-New York-Melbourne, 1975. London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series, No. 19. MR 0406822
  • 4. J. H. Conway, Three lectures on exceptional groups, Finite simple groups (Proc. Instructional Conf., Oxford, 1969) Academic Press, London, 1971, pp. 215–247. MR 0338152
  • 5. S. Lin, An introduction to error-correcting codes, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N. J., 1970.
  • 6. Jacobus H. van Lint, Coding theory, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Vol. 201, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-New York, 1971. MR 0286555
  • 7. W. Wesley Peterson and E. J. Weldon Jr., Error-correcting codes, 2nd ed., The M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Mass.-London, 1972. MR 0347444

Review Information:

Reviewer: Vera Pless
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 1356-1359