On self-dual codes over some prime fields

Koichi Betsumiya, Stelios Georgiou, T. Aaron Gulliver, Masaaki Harada, Christos Koukouvinos

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In this paper, we study self-dual codes over GF(p) where p=11,13,17,19,23 and 29. A classification of such codes for small lengths is given. The largest minimum weights of these codes are investigated. Many maximum distance separable self-dual codes are constructed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-58
Number of pages22
JournalDiscrete Mathematics
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Feb 6
Externally publishedYes


  • Double circulant codes
  • MDS codes
  • Orthogonal designs
  • Self-dual codes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics


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