An inequality in binary vector spaces

A.E. Brouwer

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    We prove that if an n-dimensional vector space over GF(2) is the irredundant union of k subspaces, and this collection of subspaces has zero intersection, then n>k. This settles a conjecture by G. Bruns.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)315-317
    JournalDiscrete Mathematics
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1986


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