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Simple families of Thue inequalities


Authors: Günter Lettl, Attila Petho and Paul Voutier
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 351 (1999), 1871-1894
MSC (1991): Primary 11J25, 11J82; Secondary 11D25, 11D41
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-99-02244-8
Published electronically: January 26, 1999
MathSciNet review: 1487624
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Abstract: We use the hypergeometric method to solve three families of Thue inequalities of degree 3, 4 and 6, respectively, each of which is parametrized by an integral parameter. We obtain bounds for the solutions, which are astonishingly small compared to similar results which use estimates of linear forms in logarithms.


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Günter Lettl
Affiliation: Institut für Mathematik, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Heinrichstraße 36, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Email: guenter.lettl@kfunigraz.ac.at

Attila Petho
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Lajos Kossuth University, P.O. Box 12, H-4010 Debrecen, Hungary
Email: pethoe@math.klte.hu

Paul Voutier
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309
Address at time of publication: Optrak Distribution Software Ltd., Cawthorne House, 51 St. Andrew Street, Hertford SG14 1HZ, Great Britain
Email: paul@optrak.co.uk

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-99-02244-8
Received by editor(s): March 31, 1997
Published electronically: January 26, 1999
Additional Notes: Research of the first author was supported by the Hungarian-Austrian governmental scientific and technological cooperation.
Research of the second author was supported by the Hungarian National Foundation for Scientific Research Grant No. 16791/95.
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