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"pc" variant of McEliece—what is it?

This is the so-called "Plaintext Confirmation" variant, and indeed it was submitted as "the" algorithm in rounds 1–3 of the competition, but was replaced in round 4 with a simpler ...
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The cost of the additive homomorphic encryption of McEliece cryptosystem

You should decrypt and add. Let us take a simple McEliece set up where the public key is $k\times n$ matrix $\hat G$ and a $k$-long bit vector $\mathbf m$ is encrypted as $\mathbf m\hat G\oplus \...
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