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Re: Japh algebra, GF(128) edition

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Oct 02, 2010 at 21:46 UTC ( #863116=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Japh algebra, GF(128) edition

Could you explain, (or point to an explanation of), (preferably in layman's terms), the annotation "GF(128)"?

I tried a search, but the term matches too many things to know where to start.

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by ambrus (Abbot) on Oct 02, 2010 at 22:16 UTC
      (The name GF stands for Galois field originally.)

      Ah right! Those special French tobacco farms :)

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