Essential Coding Theory
Venkatesan Guruswami, Atri Rudra and Madhu Sudan
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The plan is to put up a draft of the whole book sometime in 2017(?).
Below are links to the individual chapters:
Part I: Basics
Part II: Combinatorics
Part III: Code Constructions
Part IV: Algorithms
Part V: Applications
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