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Low-degree points on Hurwitz-Klein curves

Author: Pavlos Tzermias
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 356 (2004), 939-951
MSC (2000): Primary 11G30, 14H25; Secondary 11G10, 14G05
Published electronically: October 8, 2003
MathSciNet review: 1984462
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Abstract: We investigate low-degree points on the Fermat curve of degree 13, the Snyder quintic curve and the Klein quartic curve. We compute all quadratic points on these curves and use Coleman's effective Chabauty method to obtain bounds for the number of cubic points on each of the former two curves.

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Pavlos Tzermias
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1300

Keywords: Hurwitz-Klein curves, Fermat curves, low-degree points
Received by editor(s): January 31, 2001
Received by editor(s) in revised form: August 1, 2001, and May 31, 2002
Published electronically: October 8, 2003
Article copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society

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