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Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata

, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 245–250 | Cite as

Some matrix equations over a finite field

  • John H. Hodges
Article

Summary

Explicit formulas are found for the number of solutions over a finite field of several matrix equations, for example:X′A+A′X=B. Conditons for solvability are also given.

Keywords

Matrix Equation Symmetric Matrix Finite Field Hermitian Matrix Hermitian Form 
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Copyright information

© Swets & Zeitlinger B. V. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • John H. Hodges
    • 1
  1. 1.BuffaloU. S. A.

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