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On a theorem of Coleman

Flynn, E. V. (1995) On a theorem of Coleman. Manuscripta Mathematica, 88 . pp. 447-456. ISSN 0025-2611

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Abstract

A simplified method of descent via isogeny is given for Jacobians of curves of genus 2. This method is then used to give applications of a theorem of Coleman for computing all of the rational points on certain curves of genus 2.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Descent; Jacobians; Theorem of Coleman.
Subjects:A - C > Algebraic geometry
H - N > Number theory
Research Groups:Number Theory Group
ID Code:267
Deposited By:E. Victor Flynn
Deposited On:12 Jul 2006
Last Modified:20 Jul 2009 14:19

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