64 Shades of Martian Grey - Computerphile

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NASA had to implement error correction for the spacecraft that travelled to Mars - Professor Brailsford explains how the Mariner series managed to send back pictures from another planet.

Reed Muller Code Explained: https://youtu.be/CtOCqKpti7s
Inside the CPU: https://youtu.be/IAkj32VPcUE

Professor's Notes: http://bit.ly/Computerphile_ReedMuller_Notes
Professor's Program: http://bit.ly/computerphile_awk_RM-code

Special thanks to Prof. Ray Hill (University of Salford) and the late Prof Sir David Mackay FRS (University of Cambridge)

Pictures courtesy NASA.

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This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer

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