# From T(m) triangular graphs to single-error-correcting codes

• J. M. Basart
• L. Huguet
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 307)

## Abstract

We present a way to construct an infinite family of linear codes, with d=3, from a particular type of strongly regular graph.

Using the incidence matrix and taking a tree of any nondirected and connected graph G(V,E) we can obtain the matrix of fundamental circuits and the one for fundamental cuts. These are respectively the generator and parity check matrices of a linear code.

We are interested in the construction of triangular strongly regular graphs, named T(m). From T(m) and some results on the girth and the valency of a strongly regular graph G, for any integer m≥4, we obtain a linear code C(T(m)) with parameters: n=(m(m−1)(m−2))/2, k=(m(m−1)(m−3)+2)/2, d=3 and A1=An−1, A1 being the number of codewords of weight i in the code.

Moreover we give some properties of its codewords set and its orthogonal one. Finally, an alternative method using lattice graphs Lz is proposed.

## Keywords

Regular Graph Linear Code Lattice Graph Triangular Graph Parity Check Matrice
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## Authors and Affiliations

• J. M. Basart
• 1
• L. Huguet
• 1
1. 1.Dpt. d'Informàtica, Fac. de CiènciesUniv. Autònoma de BarcelonaBellaterra, Catalonia