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Generating an invertible matrix over a finite field

asked 2022-01-20 04:02:53 +0200

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How to generate an invertible matrix over a finite field?

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answered 2022-01-20 07:16:03 +0200

Presumably you're not just looking for something like identity_matrix(GF(16), 3). Is

sage: F = ... your favorite finite field ..., for example F = GF(2)
sage: G = GL(4, F)
sage: G.random_element()

what you're looking for?

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Yes! thanks!

Ycs gravatar imageYcs ( 2022-02-26 09:44:50 +0200 )edit

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