Cyclic Code

A linear code C is cyclic if for every codeword (c_0,c_1,...,c_(n-1)) in C, the codeword (c_(n-1),c_0,c_1,...,c_(n-2)) is also in C.

See also

Error-Correcting Code, Linear Code

This entry contributed by David Terr

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van Lint, J. H. An Introduction to Coding Theory, 2nd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1992.

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