The Invariant Factors of Some Cyclic Difference Sets

Date
2002
Authors
Chandler, D.B.
Xiang, Qing
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Publisher
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Abstract
Using the Smith normal forms of the symmetric designs associated with the HKM and Lin difference sets, we show that not only are these two families of difference sets inequivalent, but also that the associated symmetric designs are nonisomorphic.
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Keywords
Difference set , Gauss sum , Singer difference set , Stickelberger’s theorem , Teichmuller character
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