Table of contents for Rational points on curves over finite fields : theory and applications / Harald Niederreiter, Chaoping Xing.

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1. Background on function fields
2. Class field theory
3. Explicit function fields
4. Function fields with many rational places
5. Asymptotic results
6. Applications to algebraic coding theory
7. Applications to cryptography
8. Applications to low-discrepancy sequences.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Curves, Algebraic, Finite fields (Algebra) Rational points (Geometry) Coding theory