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Faster Algorithms for Multivariate Interpolation with Multiplicities and Simultaneous Polynomial Approximations

Muhammad Foizul Islam Chowdhury 1, 2 Claude-Pierre Jeannerod 3, 4, * Vincent Neiger 1, 2, 3, 4, * Eric Schost 5 Gilles Villard 3, 4, * 
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4 ARIC - Arithmetic and Computing
Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes, LIP - Laboratoire de l'Informatique du Parallélisme
5 Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario
ORCCA - Ontario Research Center for Computer Algebra, Computer Science Department
Abstract : The interpolation step in the Guruswami-Sudan algorithm is a bivariate interpolation problem with multiplicities commonly solved in the literature using either structured linear algebra or basis reduction of polynomial lattices. This problem has been extended to three or more variables; for this generalization, all fast algorithms proposed so far rely on the lattice approach. In this paper, we reduce this multivariate interpolation problem to a problem of simultaneous polynomial approximations, which we solve using fast structured linear algebra. This improves the best known complexity bounds for the interpolation step of the list-decoding of Reed-Solomon codes, Parvaresh-Vardy codes, and folded Reed-Solomon codes. In particular, for Reed-Solomon list-decoding with re-encoding, our approach has complexity $\mathcal{O}\tilde{~}(\ell^{\omega-1}m^2(n-k))$, where $\ell,m,n,k$ are the list size, the multiplicity, the number of sample points and the dimension of the code, and $\omega$ is the exponent of linear algebra; this accelerates the previously fastest known algorithm by a factor of $\ell / m$.
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Muhammad Foizul Islam Chowdhury, Claude-Pierre Jeannerod, Vincent Neiger, Eric Schost, Gilles Villard. Faster Algorithms for Multivariate Interpolation with Multiplicities and Simultaneous Polynomial Approximations. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2015, pp.2370-2387. ⟨10.1109/TIT.2015.2416068⟩. ⟨hal-00941435v2⟩



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