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 A132454 First primitive GF(2)[X] polynomials of degree n and minimal number of terms, expressed as -k for X^n+X^k+1, else with X^n suppressed. 3

%I

%S 1,-1,-1,-1,-2,-1,-1,29,-4,-3,-2,83,27,43,-1,45,-3,-7,39,-3,-2,-1,-5,

%T 27,-3,71,39,-3,-2,83,-3,197,-13,281,-2,-11,83

%N First primitive GF(2)[X] polynomials of degree n and minimal number of terms, expressed as -k for X^n+X^k+1, else with X^n suppressed.

%C More precisely: when there exists k, 0<k<n, such that X^n+X^k+1 is a GF(2)[X] primitive polynomial, negative of the minimum of such k; else minimum value for X=2 of GF(2)[X] polynomials P[X] such that X^n+P[X] is primitive and has the minimum number of terms for a primitive polynomials of degree n. The special encoding of trinomials greatly extends the range of a(n) representable using a given number of bits; for example a(89) = -38 instead of 2^38+1. Applications include maximum-length linear feedback shift registers with efficient implementation in both hardware and software.

%H <a href="/index/Ge#GF2X">Index entries for sequences operating on GF(2)[X]-polynomials</a>

%H <a href="/index/Tri#trinomial">Index entries for sequences related to trinomials over GF(2)</a>

%e a(10)=-3, representing the GF(2)[X] polynomial X^10+X^3+1, because this degree 10 trinomial is primitive, contrary to X^10+X^1+1, X^10+X^2+1 and X^10+X^2+X^1.

%Y Either of 2^n+2^(-a(n))+1 or 2^n+a(n) belongs to A091250. If there exists m such that n = A073726(m), then a(n) = -A074744(m); otherwise a(n) = A132450(n). A132453(n) gives the primitive polynomial corresponding to a(n). Cf. A132448, similar with no restriction on number of terms. Cf. A132450, similar with restriction to at most 5 terms. Cf. A132452, similar with restriction to exactly 5 terms.

%K more,sign

%O 1,5

%A Francois R. Grieu (f(AT)grieu.com), Aug 22 2007

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