The strict Waring problem for polynomial rings

Luis H. Gallardo, Leonid N. Vaserstein

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We prove among several results that under mild conditions any polynomial in Fq [t] is a strict sum of k4 kth powers improving on an exponential (k2 2k + 1) bound of Car-Effinger-Hayes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2963-2972
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Number Theory
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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