A Unified Algorithm for Solving Key Equations for Decoding Alternant Codes

Norifumi KAMIYA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E82-A   No.10   pp.1998-2006
Publication Date: 1999/10/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Coding Theory
Keyword: 
soft-decision decoding,  GMD decoding,  Chase decoding,  bounded distance decoding,  algebraic decoding algorithms,  alternant codes,  

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Summary: 
A unified algorithm is presented for solving key equations for decoding alternant codes. The algorithm can be applied to various decoding techniques, including bounded distance decoding, generalized minimum distance decoding, Chase decoding, etc.