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Character Sums with Exponential Functions and their Applications - Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics 136 (Hardback)
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Character Sums with Exponential Functions and their Applications - Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics 136 (Hardback)

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Hardback 172 Pages / Published: 02/09/1999
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The theme of this book is the study of the distribution of integer powers modulo a prime number. It provides numerous new, sometimes quite unexpected, links between number theory and computer science as well as to other areas of mathematics. Possible applications include (but are not limited to) complexity theory, random number generation, cryptography, and coding theory. The main method discussed is based on bounds of exponential sums. Accordingly, the book contains many estimates of such sums, including new estimates of classical Gaussian sums. It also contains many open questions and proposals for further research.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521642637
Number of pages: 172
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 11 mm


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"It is perhaps surprising that such a diverse collections of problems may be unified under one theme. This book should serve as a useful reference for mathematicians interested in such problems as well as a valuable source of open questions for research projects." Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
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