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On Noether's bound for polynomial invariants of a finite group

Author: John Fogarty
Journal: Electron. Res. Announc. Amer. Math. Soc. 7 (2001), 5-7
MSC (2000): Primary 13A50
Published electronically: March 16, 2001
MathSciNet review: 1826990
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E. Noether's a priori bound, viz., the group order $g$, for the degrees of generating polynomial invariants of a finite group, is extended from characteristic 0 to characteristic prime to $g$.

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John Fogarty
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-4515

Received by editor(s): October 25, 1999
Published electronically: March 16, 2001
Communicated by: Efim Zelmanov

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