Subject: Re: Java is really convenient. Re: Sun thinks about switching Java to S-expression syntax: Lava
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 1999/02/23
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <7atrgs$>
Raymond Toy  <> wrote:
| (Rob Warnock) writes:
| >> So GF(256) can be done reasonably fast, even without 64 KB lookup
| >> tables...
| GF(256) only has 256 elements.  Why do you need a 64KB lookup?

Consider this alterative to the log-add-antilog method:

	(defun gf256-multiply (x y)
	  (svref gf256-multiply-table (+ (* 256 x) y)))

How big is "gf256-multiply-table"?


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