Interface ECField

All Known Implementing Classes:
ECFieldF2m, ECFieldFp
public interface ECField

This interface represents an elliptic curve (EC) finite field. All specialized EC fields must implements this interface.

See Also:
ECFieldFp, ECFieldF2m

Method Summary

All Methods Instance Methods Abstract Methods
Modifier and Type Method Description
int getFieldSize()

Returns the field size in bits.

Method Detail


int getFieldSize()

Returns the field size in bits. Note: For prime finite field ECFieldFp, size of prime p in bits is returned. For characteristic 2 finite field ECFieldF2m, m is returned.

the field size in bits.