Category:Definitions/Linear Codes

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This category contains definitions related to Linear Codes.
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Let $p$ be a prime number.

Let $\Z_p$ be the set of residue classes modulo $p$.

Let $\map V {n, p}$ denote the set of sequences of length $n$ of elements of $\Z_p$.

A linear $\tuple {n, k}$-code is a $k$-dimensional subspace $C$ of $\map V {n, p}$ considered as a vector space over $\Z_p$ of $n$ dimensions.