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k mod p

Note: FCC

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The modular reduction of the (arbitrary) integer k by the (positive) integer p (the modulus). For the purposes of this Recommendation, j = k mod p is the unique integer satisfying the following two conditions: 0≤ j < p and k− j is a multiple of p.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2