### Abstract

Design of maximal length sequence (m-sequence) generators of order n has many controlling parameters. In the design process of the generators it is essential to ensure that the generator characteristic polynomial corresponds to a primitive polynomial. The complexity of the search problem of primitive polynomials of order n grows as n increases and hence restricts the listing of all parameters of m-sequence generators of order n. This paper presents a computational procedure to determine the number of possible generators of order n. The paper provides a list of all possible m-sequence generators for up to n = 100.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 5359-5369 |

Number of pages | 11 |

Journal | Indian Journal of Science and Technology |

Volume | 6 |

Issue number | 10 |

Publication status | Published - Oct 2013 |

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### Keywords

- Lfsr
- M-Sequence
- Matlab
- Mersenne numbers
- Prime factors
- Primitive polynomial

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- General

### Cite this

*Indian Journal of Science and Technology*,

*6*(10), 5359-5369.