Primitive normal bases for finite fields

Authors:
H. W. Lenstra and R. J. Schoof

Journal:
Math. Comp. **48** (1987), 217-231

MSC:
Primary 11T30; Secondary 12E20

MathSciNet review:
866111

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Abstract: It is proved that any finite extension of a finite field has a normal basis consisting of primitive roots.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1987-0866111-3

Keywords:
Finite field,
normal basis,
primitive root

Article copyright:
© Copyright 1987
American Mathematical Society