# scalar multiplication

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## scalar multiplication

[′skā·lər ‚məl·tə·pli′kā·shən]
(mathematics)
The multiplication of a vector from a vector space by a scalar from the associated field; this usually contracts or expands the length of a vector.
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In the NA[F.sub.k] algorithm, the converted NAF values are buffered in memory until scalar multiplication or modular exponentiation is completed.
Finally, we prove that scalar multiplication is continuous.
The proposed protocol requires more time in scalar multiplication and XOR operation.
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A linear topological space X over the real field R is said to be a paranormed space if there is a subadditive function g:X [member of] R such that g([theta]) = 0, g(x) = g(-x), and scalar multiplication is continuous, i.e., [absolute value of [[alpha].sub.n] - [alpha]] [right arrow] 0 and g([x.sub.n] - x) [right arrow] 0 imply g([[alpha].sub.n][x.sub.n] - ax) [right arrow] 0 for all x's in X and a's in R, where [theta] is the zero vector in the linear space X.
This addition and scalar multiplication are called Blaschke addition and scalar multiplication.
Temporary registers store intermediate results during the scalar multiplication. Add blockperforms finite field addition and subtraction, with simple XOR gates.
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