Accession Number : AD0766153

Title :   Power Sums of Matrices over a Finite Field, I.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CLEMSON UNIV S C DEPT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Brawley,J. V. ; Carlitz,L. ; Levine,Jack

Report Date : 24 JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : In a previous paper the authors found necessary and sufficient conditions on a polynomial with coefficients in a finite field in order that it represent a permutation of that field. The present report expands the original attempts at solving that problem.

Descriptors :   (*MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), PERMUTATIONS), PRIME NUMBERS, RINGS(MATHEMATICS), POLYNOMIALS

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE