Diophantine approximation of ternary linear forms. II

Author:
T. W. Cusick

Journal:
Math. Comp. **26** (1972), 977-993

MSC:
Primary 10F15

MathSciNet review:
0321879

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Abstract: Let denote the positive root of the equation ; that is, . The main result of the paper is the evaluation of the constant , where the min is taken over all integers satisfying . Its value is . The same method can be applied to other constants of the same type.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1972-0321879-9

Keywords:
Ternary linear forms,
Dirichlet's Diophantine approximation theorem,
totally real cubic field

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