Designs, Codes and Cryptography

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 189–204

On the classification of geometric codes by polynomial functions

  • D. G. Glynn
  • J. W. P. Hirschfeld


It is shown how to represent algebraically all functions that have a zero sum on all μ-dimensional subspaces ofPG(n,q) or ofAG(n,q). In this way one can calculate the dimensions of related codes, or one can represent interesting sets of points by functions.


projective finite geometry oval ovoid code polynomial function 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Glynn
    • 1
  • J. W. P. Hirschfeld
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand
  2. 2.School of Mathematical and Physical SciencesUniversity of SussexBrightonUK

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