There's a fairly specific subset of coding theory that I feel should exist, but I don't know what it's called or how to find it. It's best characterised by needing to obliquely embed subchannels of communication in human-readable text.

Here are some examples of problems that exist in this area:

1a) How do I pass arbitrary concealed data in a body of English text? Let's say I have a message of length n bits. What would be the most efficient way of obliquely encoding that message so that it passes for plain English text? For example, if I had the message 11001... (read more)

I think it is not very hard writing something which will encode a hidden phrase using odd and even counts. (But length is key).

8Lumifer5yYou are talking about steganography.

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