2015 ISIT Plenary Lecture
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Proved
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Reed-Muller codes are among the oldest and best studied families of codes. They have many beautiful and useful properties. Recently they have drawn renewed interest due to their close relationship with Polar codes. This begs the question: Do they achieve capacity?
[Based on joint work with S. Kudekar, M. Mondelli, and E. Sasoglu.]