On the computation of a table of complex cubic fields with discriminant

Authors:
Gilbert W. Fung and H. C. Williams

Journal:
Math. Comp. **55** (1990), 313-325

MSC:
Primary 11R16; Secondary 11Y40

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1990-1023760-X

Erratum:
Math. Comp. **63** (1994), 433.

Erratum:
Math. Comp. **63** (1994), 433.

MathSciNet review:
1023760

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Abstract: A method for finding all the nonisomorphic complex cubic fields with discriminant is described. Three different methods were used to find the class number of each of these fields. The speed of these techniques is discussed and several tables illustrating the computational results are presented. These include tables of the distribution of the fields and the class numbers and the class group structures of these fields.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1990-1023760-X

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