Subspace Codes

  • Azadeh Khaleghi
  • Danilo Silva
  • Frank R. Kschischang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5921)

Abstract

This paper is a survey of bounds and constructions for subspace codes designed for the injection metric, a distance measure that arises in the context of correcting adversarial packet insertions in linear network coding. The construction of lifted rank-metric codes is reviewed, along with improved constructions leading to codes with strictly more codewords. Algorithms for encoding and decoding are also briefly described.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Azadeh Khaleghi
    • 1
  • Danilo Silva
    • 1
  • Frank R. Kschischang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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