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Further Nice Equations for Nice Groups

Author: Shreeram S. Abhyankar
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 348 (1996), 1555-1577
MSC (1991): Primary 12F10, 14H30, 20D06, 20E22
MathSciNet review: 1348146
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Abstract: Nice sextinomial equations are given for unramified coverings of the affine line in nonzero characteristic $p$ with P$\Omega ^{-}(2m,q)$ and $\Omega ^{-}(2m,q)$ as Galois groups where $m>3$ is any integer and $q>1$ is any power of $p>2$.

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Shreeram S. Abhyankar
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Received by editor(s): March 23, 1995
Additional Notes: This work was partly supported by NSF grant DMS 91–01424 and NSA grant MDA 904–92–H–3035.
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