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Finite Fields - NALG090
Title: Konečná tělesa
Guaranteed by: Department of Algebra (32-KA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2018
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: cancelled
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. Mgr. Jan Šaroch, Ph.D.
Classification: Mathematics > Algebra
Co-requisite : NALG087
Interchangeability : NMAG303
Is incompatible with: NMAG303, NMMB208
Is interchangeable with: NMMB208, NMAG303
Annotation -
Last update: T_KA (23.05.2004)
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the theory of finite fields. Finite fields are presented both as a useful tool in apllications and and as a model case of an algebraic structure deducible from intuitive operations, but demanding a more abstract approach for effective work.
Literature - Czech
Last update: T_KA (23.05.2003)

Lidl, Niederreiter: Finite fields, Cambridge Univ. Press 1997.

Syllabus -
Last update: G_M (10.06.2004)

Modular arithmetics for polynomials. Examples of finite fields. Multiplicative group of a finite field. Möbius function. Irreducible, cyclotomic and primitive polynomials. Factorization of polynomials. Basic relationships between block codes and finite fields (generating and control matrices, examples of codes). Quadratic residues. Perron Theorem. Cyclotomic extensions.

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