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Title Finite fields and their applications : character sums and polynomials / edited by Pascale Charpin, Alexander Pott, Arne Winterhof.
Imprint Berlin : De Gruyter, [2013]

Series Radon Series on Computational and Applied Mathematics
Radon series on computational and applied mathematics.
Subject Finite fields (Algebra) -- Congresses.
Mathematics -- Congresses.
Telecommunication systems -- Congresses.
Electronics -- Congresses.
Alt Name Charpin, P. (Pascale), 1949-
Pott, Alexander, 1961-
Winterhof, Arne.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 274 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; Character Sums and Polyphase Sequence Families with Low Correlation, Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT), and Ambiguity; 1 Introduction; 2 Basic Definitions and Concepts; 2.1 Notations; 2.2 Polynomial Functions over Fq; 2.3 Characters of Finite Fields; 2.4 The Weil Bounds on Character Sums; 3 Correlation, DFT, and Ambiguity Functions; 3.1 Operators on Sequences; 3.2 Correlation Functions; 3.3 Ambiguity Functions; 3.4 Convolution and Correlation; 3.5 Optimal Correlation, DFT, and Ambiguity; 4 Polyphase Sequences for Three Metrics.
4.1 Sequences from the Additive Group of ZN and the Additive Group of Zp; 4.1.1 Frank-Zadoff-Chu (FZC) Sequences; 4.1.2 Another Class for Zn; 4.1.3 Sequences from Fp Additive Characters; 4.2 Sequences from Fp Multiplicative Characters; 4.3 Sequences from Fq Additive Characters; 4.4 Sequences from Fq Multiplicative Characters; 4.5 Sequences Defined by Indexing Field Elements Alternatively; 5 Sequences with Low Degree Polynomials; 5.1 Methods for Generating Signal Sets from a Single Sequence; 5.2 Sequences with Low Odd Degree Polynomials.
5.2.1 Fq Additive Sequences with Low Odd Degree Polynomials; 5.2.2 Fq Multiplicative Sequences with Low Odd Degree Polynomials; 5.3 Sequences from Power Residue and Sidel'nikov Sequences; 5.3.1 Interleaved Structure of Sidel'nikov Sequences; 5.3.2 Sequences from Linear and/or Quadratic/Inverse Polynomials; 5.4 Sequences from Hybrid Characters; 5.4.1 Sequences Using Weil Representation and Their Generalizations; 5.4.2 Generalization to Fq Hybrid Sequences; 5.5 A New Construction; 6 Two-Level Autocorrelation Sequences and Double Exponential Sums; 6.1 Prime Two-Level Autocorrelation Sequences.
6.2 Hadamard Transform, Second-Order Decimation-Hadamard Transform, and Hadamard Equivalence; 6.3 Conjectures on Ternary 2-Level Autocorrelation Sequences; 7 Some Open Problems; 7.1 Current Status of the Conjectures on Ternary 2-Level Autocorrelation; 7.2 Possibility of Multiplicative Sequences with Low Autocorrelation; 7.3 Problems in Four Alternative Classes of Sequences and the General Hybrid Construction; 8 Conclusions; Measures of Pseudorandomness; 1 Introduction; 2 Definition of the Pseudorandom Measures; 3 Typical Values of Pseudorandom Measures; 4 Minimum Values of Pseudorandom Measures.
5 Connection between Pseudorandom Measures; 6 Constructions; 7 Family Measures; 8 Linear Complexity; 9 Multidimensional Theory; 10 Extensions; Existence Results for Finite Field Polynomials with Specified Properties; 1 Introduction; 2 A Survey of Known Results; 2.1 Normal Bases; 2.2 Primitive Normal Bases; 2.3 Prescribed Coefficients; 2.4 Primitive Polynomials: Prescribed Coefficients; 2.5 Primitive Normal Polynomials: Prescribed Coefficients; 3 A Survey of Methodology and Techniques; 3.1 Basic Approach; 3.2 A p-adic Approach to Coefficient Constraints; 3.3 The Sieving Technique; 4 Conclusion.
Summary "This book is based on the invited talks of the "RICAM-Workshop on Finite Fields and Their Applications: Character Sums and Polynomials" held at the Federal Institute for Adult Education (BIfEB) in Strobl, Austria, from September 2-7, 2012. Finite fields play important roles in many application areas such as coding theory, cryptography, Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods, pseudorandom number generation, quantum computing, and wireless communication. The goal of this book is giving an overview of several recent research directions as well as stimulating research in sequences and polynomials under the unified framework of character theory."--Publisher's website.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783110283600 (electronic bk.)
3110283603 (electronic bk.)
1299723578 (ebk)
9781299723573 (ebk)
OCLC # 851970457
Additional Format Print version: Finite fields and their applications. Berlin : De Gruyter, [2013] 9783110282405 (DLC) 2013007221 (OCoLC)830646502

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