Algebraic curves and maximal arcs

J. Algebr. Comb. 28(4), 531-544 (2008)
DOI: 10.1007/s10801-008-0122-7

Summary

Summary: A lower bound on the minimum degree of the plane algebraic curves containing every point in a large point-set $K$ mathcalK of the Desarguesian plane $PG(2, q)$ is obtained. The case where $K$ mathcalK is a maximal $( k, n)$-arc is considered in greater depth.

Keywords/Phrases

keywords algebraic curves, maximal arcs