Designs, Codes and Cryptography

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 211–225 | Cite as

On Goppa Codes and Weierstrass Gaps at Several Points

  • Cícero Carvalho
  • Fernando Torres


We generalize results of Homma and Kim [J. Pure Appl. Algebra Vol. 162, (2001), pp. 273–290] concerning an improvement on the Goppa bound on the minimum distance of certain Goppa codes.


error correcting codes goppa codes weierstrass gaps at several points gonality sequence of curves 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculdade de MatemáticaUniversidade Federal de UberlândiaUberlândia – MGBrasil
  2. 2.IMECC-UNICAMPCampinasBrazil
  3. 3.Departamento de Algebra, Geometría y TopologíaFacultad de Ciencias – Universidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain

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