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Matrices and Vectors

In order to construct any linear code, we need classes that will define our method of data storage. The basic storage units for linear codes are vectors and matrices. Each code has a different method for storing field elements in vectors, and then encoding or decoding the vectors with certain kinds of matrices. In order to define the different encoding methods, we also need static classes that will provide methods for performing necessary operations on vectors and matrices.


Frederick Leitner 2004-09-01