Bose-Chaudhuri-Hocquenghem codes

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An important family of binary linear error-correcting block codes. They are reasonably efficient and have reasonably good error-correcting abilities, but their importance lies in their ease of encoding (by means of shift registers) and of decoding. They can be regarded as a generalization of Hamming codes, and as a special case of Reed-Solomon codes. BCH codes can be arranged to be cyclic.

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