Topics in Geometry, Coding Theory and Cryptography (Algebra and Applications)

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Authors: Arnaldo Garcia (Editor), Henning Stichtenoth (Editor)
Publisher: Springer
Pages: 211
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 1402053339
ISBN 13: 9781402053344
Series: Algebra and Applications
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

The theory of algebraic function fields over finite fields has its origins in number theory. However, after Goppa`s discovery of algebraic geometry codes around 1980, many applications of function fields were found in different areas of mathematics and information theory....