A family of Alltop functions that are EA-inequivalent to the cubic function

Hall, Joanne L., Rao, Asha, & Gagola, Stephen M. (2013) A family of Alltop functions that are EA-inequivalent to the cubic function. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 61(11), pp. 4722-4727.

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Sequences with optimal correlation properties are much sought after for applications in communication systems. In 1980, Alltop (\emph{IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory} 26(3):350-354, 1980) described a set of sequences based on a cubic function and showed that these sequences were optimal with respect to the known bounds on auto and crosscorrelation. Subsequently these sequences were used to construct mutually unbiased bases (MUBs), a structure of importance in quantum information theory. The key feature of this cubic function is that its difference function is a planar function. Functions with planar difference functions have been called \emph{Alltop functions}. This paper provides a new family of Alltop functions and establishes the use of Alltop functions for construction of sequence sets and MUBs.

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ID Code: 62316
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Planar function, Alltop function, mutually unbiased bases, MUBs, CDMA
DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2013.091813.130127
ISSN: 0090-6778
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > PURE MATHEMATICS (010100) > Algebra and Number Theory (010101)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS (010500) > Algebraic Structures in Mathematical Physics (010501)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified (090699)
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Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
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Deposited On: 05 Sep 2013 22:37
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