International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences

Volume 4 (1981), Issue 2, Pages 279-287

doi:10.1155/S0161171281000161

## A note of equivalence classes of matrices over a finite field

# J. V. Brawley^{1} and Gary L. Mullen^{2}

^{1}Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA^{2}Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University, Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA

Received 16 July 1980

Copyright © 1981 J. V. Brawley and Gary L. Mullen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

#### Abstract

Let

In an earlier paper by the second author [1], it is assumed that the relation