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Publications [#236053] of Robert Calderbank
Papers Published
 Calderbank, AR; McGuire, G; Poonen, B; Rubinstein, M, On a conjecture of Helleseth regarding pairs of binary msequences,
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 42 no. 3
(1996),
pp. 988990, ISSN 00189448 [doi]
(last updated on 2018/05/22)
Abstract: Binary msequences are maximallength sequences generated by shift registers of length m, that are employed in navigation, radar, and spreadspectrum communication. It is well known that given a pair of distinct /«sequences, the crosscorrelation function must take on at least three values. This correspondence addresses a conjecture made by Helleseth in 1976, that if rn is a power of 2, then there are no pairs of binary msequences with a 3valued crosscorrelation function. This conjecture is proved under the assumption that the three correlation values are symmetric about 1. © 1996 IEEE.


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