Normal Bases

  • Ian F. Blake
  • XuHong Gao
  • Ronald C. Mullin
  • Scott A. Vanstone
  • Tomik Yaghoobian
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 199)


Interest in normal bases over finite fields stems from both purely mathematical curiosity and practical applications. The practical aspects of normal bases will be treated in Chapter 5. In the present chapter, we discuss the theoretical aspects of normal bases over finite fields.


Finite Field Characteristic Polynomial Null Space Normal Basis Minimal Polynomial 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian F. Blake
    • 1
  • XuHong Gao
    • 1
  • Ronald C. Mullin
    • 1
  • Scott A. Vanstone
    • 1
  • Tomik Yaghoobian
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WaterlooCanada

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