By Mullen G.L., Shiue P.J.-S. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0821851837

ISBN-13: 9780821851838

As a result of their purposes in such a lot of different parts, finite fields proceed to play more and more very important roles in a number of branches of contemporary arithmetic, together with quantity idea, algebra, and algebraic geometry, in addition to in laptop technology, details conception, records, and engineering. Computational and algorithmic features of finite box difficulties additionally keep growing in value. This quantity comprises the refereed complaints of a convention entitled Finite Fields: idea, functions and Algorithms, held in August 1993 on the college of Nevada at Las Vegas. one of the subject matters handled are theoretical facets of finite fields, coding thought, cryptology, combinatorial layout idea, and algorithms with regards to finite fields. additionally incorporated is a listing of open difficulties and conjectures. This quantity is a wonderful reference for utilized and examine mathematicians in addition to experts and graduate scholars in details thought, machine technological know-how, and electric engineering.

Readership: Graduate scholars and researchers within the concept and alertness of finite fields. extra in most cases, scholars and researchers in algebra, quantity idea, combinatorial layout thought, coding idea, and cryptology.