Mukhopadhyay, A
(1984)
*On the probability that the determinant of an nxn matrix over a finite field vanishe.*
In: Discrete Mathematics, 51
(3).
pp. 311-315.

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## Abstract

An expression is derived for the probability that the determinant of an n x n matrix over a finite field vanishes; from this it is deduced that for a fixed field this probability tends to 1 as n tends to.

Item Type: | Editorials/Short Communications |
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Publication: | Discrete Mathematics |

Publisher: | Elsevier Science B.V |

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Department/Centre: | Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics |

Date Deposited: | 03 Feb 2010 07:16 |

Last Modified: | 19 Sep 2010 05:32 |

URI: | http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20260 |

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