Linear Feedback Shift Registers for the Uninitiated, Part I: Ex-Pralite Monks and Finite Fields

Jason Sachs

Later there will be, I hope, some people who will find it to their advantage to decipher all this mess. — Évariste Galois, May 29, 1832 I was going to call this short series of articles “LFSRs for Dummies”, but...