Explicit Constructions of Towers of Function Fields with Many Rational Places

  • Henning Stichtenoth
Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 202)


We discuss several examples of function field towers Fo C F1 C_ F2 C… over a finite field 1F1, for which the limit (number of rational places of Fn)/(genus of Fn) is positive.


Finite Field Function Field Algebraic Function Rational Place Modular Curf 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henning Stichtenoth
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  1. 1.FB 6, Mathematik und InformatikUniversität GH EssenEssenGermany

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