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Non-semistable Arakelov bound
and hyperelliptic Szpiro ratio
for function fields

Author: Khac Viet Nguyen
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 127 (1999), 3125-3130
MSC (1991): Primary 11G30, 14H05
Published electronically: July 12, 1999
MathSciNet review: 1676300
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Abstract: We prove a complex function field analogue of Szpiro's conjecture for hyperelliptic curves and some applications. The cases of function fields of positive characteristic and number fields are discussed briefly.

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Khac Viet Nguyen
Affiliation: Institute of Mathematics, P.O. Box 631, Bo Ho, 10000, Hanoi, Vietnam

Keywords: Non-semistable, hyperelliptic, Arakelov bound, Szpiro ratio
Received by editor(s): June 12, 1997
Published electronically: July 12, 1999
Additional Notes: The research was partially supported by the National Natural Science Basic Research Foundation of Vietnam.
Dedicated: Dedicated to the memory of Professor K. Kodaira
Communicated by: Ron Donagi
Article copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society

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