An elliptic analogue of the Franklin-Schneider theorem

A. Bijlsma

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Abstract

Let p be a Weierstrass elliptic function with algebraic invariants g2 and g3. Let a and b be complex numbers such that a and b are not among the poles of p. A lower bound is given for the simultaneous approximation of p(a), b and p(ab) by algebraic numbers, expressed in their heights and degrees. By a counterexample it is shown that a certain hypothesis on the numbers beta approximating b is necessary.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-116
Number of pages17
JournalAnnales de la Faculté des Sciences de Toulouse. Série V
Volume2
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1980

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