The Chinese Remainder Theorem and Applications

  • Jack Keil Wolf


A number of common mathematical techniques in signal processing and data transmission have as their common basis an ancient number-theoretic theorem known as the Chinese remainder theorem. The scope of problems to which this applies is very wide. It includes cryptography, error control coding, fault-tolerant systems, and certain aspects of signal processing. In this chapter we present various versions of this theorem and discuss some of the problems to which it can be applied.


Discrete Fourier Transform Noise Impulse Ming Dynasty Impulsive Noise Chinese Remainder Theorem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Keil Wolf
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of California, San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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