Basic Notions on Codes Over Finite Fields

  • Gilberto Bini
  • Flaminio Flamini
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 680)


In this chapter, we shall briefly recall some fundamental definitions in Coding Theory and give some examples of codes over F q , the finite field of order q (see Chapter 2). For more details the reader is referred to some basic texts on Coding Theory, as [4], [14], [34], [53] and [69].


Boolean Function Linear Code Parity Check Cyclic Code Dual Code 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilberto Bini
    • 1
  • Flaminio Flamini
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MichiganUSA
  2. 2.Universita degli Studi Roma TreItaly

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