DESIGNS CODES AND CRYPTOGRAPHY, vol.39, no.2, pp.215-231, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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DESIGNS CODES AND CRYPTOGRAPHY
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trace codes, cyclic codes, divisibility, generalized Hamming weights, algebraic function field, FINITE-FIELDS, EXTENSIONS
We obtain improved bounds for the generalized Hamming weights of some trace codes which include a large class of cyclic codes over any finite field. In particular, we improve the corresponding bounds of Stichtenoth and Voss  using various methods altogether.