The possibility of defining the height of a point on a variety lies at the base of all possibilities of counting such points. In this book, this allows us to get qualitative results, to the effect that certain sets of points are finite, or, if they form a group, a finitely generated one.


Abelian Group Projective Space Projective Variety Abelian Variety Number Field 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Serge Lang
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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