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Presents a class of binary primitive BCH codes that have unequal-error-protection (UEP) capabilities. The authors use a previous result on the span of their minimum weight vectors to show that binary primitive BCH codes, containing second-order punctured Reed-Muller (RM) codes of the same minimum distance, are binary-cyclic UEP codes. The values of the error correction levels for this class of binary LUEP codes are estimated.


Published in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.Mary 1995: 41 (3).

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At the time of publication Robert H. Morelos-Zaragoza was not yet affiliated with San Jose State University.