Primitive free cubics with specified norm and trace

Authors:
Sophie Huczynska and Stephen D. Cohen

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **355** (2003), 3099-3116

MSC (2000):
Primary 11T06; Secondary 11A25, 11T24, 11T30

Published electronically:
April 25, 2003

MathSciNet review:
1974677

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Abstract: The existence of a primitive free (normal) cubic over a finite field with arbitrary specified values of () and (primitive) is guaranteed. This is the most delicate case of a general existence theorem whose proof is thereby completed.

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**Sophie Huczynska**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QW, Scotland

Address at time of publication:
School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9LE, Scotland

Email:
shuczyns@inf.ed.ac.uk

**Stephen D. Cohen**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QW, Scotland

Email:
sdc@maths.gla.ac.uk

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-03-03301-4

Received by editor(s):
September 26, 2002

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
January 30, 2003

Published electronically:
April 25, 2003

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© Copyright 2003
American Mathematical Society