Thread
:
Irreducible polynomials over finite fields
View Single Post
mathwonk
#
5
Nov1-05, 11:05 AM
Sci Advisor
HW Helper
P: 9,488
oh and just because Fq is a field, it does not of course follow that q is prime, unless you think that Fq means Z/qZ.
usually Fq denotes the unique field of order q where q is a power of a prime p.