By Wolfgang Ebeling

The function of coding concept is the layout of effective platforms for the transmission of data. The mathematical remedy results in yes finite constructions: the error-correcting codes. unusually difficulties that are fascinating for the layout of codes become heavily regarding difficulties studied partially past and independently in natural arithmetic. during this publication, examples of such connections are provided. The relation among lattices studied in quantity thought and geometry and error-correcting codes is mentioned. The e-book offers even as an advent to the idea of necessary lattices and modular varieties and to coding theory.
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18. Let Γ be an irreducible root lattice, and let (e1 , . . , en ) be a fundamental system of roots of Γ . Then the vectors of Γ ∗ that have inner product 0 or 1 with all positive roots of Γ (with respect to (e1 , . . , en )) form a complete set of coset representatives for Γ ∗ /Γ . Proof. Let y ∈ Γ ∗ , y = 0, be a vector with y · α equal to 0 or 1 for all positive roots of Γ . If β denotes the highest root of Γ , then y · β = 1, because otherwise y · β = 0 which would imply y · ei = 0 for all i, 1 ≤ i ≤ n, a contradiction.

Yn ] be a complex polynomial in n variables y1 , . . , yn . Such a polynomial P is called harmonic or spherical, if and only if Δ P = 0, where ∂ 2 i=1 ∂ yi n Δ=∑ is the Laplace operator. Let Γ ⊂ Rn be a root lattice and let R be its set of roots. Consider the polynomial f (y) := ∑ x∈R 1 (x · y)2 − x2 y2 n in the variables y1 , . . , yn . Since Δf = = ∑ x∈R 1 Δ (x1 y1 + . . + xn yn )2 − Δ x2 y21 + . . + y2n n ∑ 2 x12 + . . + xn2 − x∈R 2n 2 x n = 0, the polynomial f is harmonic. We also need the following lemma (cf.

N+1 − εn } is a basis of Γ with Coxeter-Dynkin diagram ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣ r r r r ε3 − ε2 ε4 − ε3 εn+1 − εn ε2 − ε1 Let A be the matrix of the scalar product with respect to this basis (cf. Sect. 1). Then ⎛ ⎞ 2 −1 0 ⎜ −1 2 −1 ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ . ⎜ ⎟. −1 2 A=⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ .. ⎝ . −1 ⎠ 0 −1 2 Then one easily computes disc (An ) = det A = n + 1 . Dn : For n ≥ 3 let Γ = {(x1 , . . , xn ) ∈ Zn | x1 + . . + xn even} In other words, Γ is obtained by coloring the points of the cubic lattice Zn alternately black and white with a checkerboard coloring, and taking the black points.

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