Small weight bases for hamming codes

  • John Tromp
  • Louxin Zhang
  • Ying Zhao
Session 4B: Combinatorics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 959)


We present constructions of bases for a Hamming code having small width and height, i.e. number of 1s in each row and column in the corresponding matrix. Apart from being combinatorially interesting in their own right, these bases also lead to improved embeddings of a hypercube of cliques into a same-sized hypercube


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Tromp
    • 1
  • Louxin Zhang
    • 2
  • Ying Zhao
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Comp. Sci.University of WaterlooWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Dept. of Comp. Sci.University of WaterlooWaterlooCanada
  3. 3.Dept. of Math.Shanxi Teacher's UniversityChina

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