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The automorphism group of the generalized Giulietti-Korchmaros function field

Güneri, Cem and Özdemir, Mehmet and Stichtenoth, Henning (2013) The automorphism group of the generalized Giulietti-Korchmaros function field. Advances in Geometry, 13 (2). pp. 369-380. ISSN 1615-715X (Print) 1615-7168 (Online)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/advgeom-2012-0040

Abstract

The Giulietti-Korchmaros (GK) function eld is the rst example of a maximal function eld which is not a subeld of the Hermitian function eld over the same constant eld. The generalized GK function eld Cn was later introduced by Garcia, Guneri and Stichtenoth and was shown to be maximal too. In the present article we determine the automorphism group of the generalized GK function eld. We prove that all the automorphisms of Cn x the unique rational place at innity and they are exactly the lifts of automorphisms of the Hermitian subeld Hn Cn which x the innite place of Hn.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Algebraic curves, algebraic function elds, maximal curves, maximal function elds, automorphisms of function elds
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA150-272.5 Algebra
Q Science > QA Mathematics
ID Code:21698
Deposited By:Henning Stichtenoth
Deposited On:23 Jul 2013 11:45
Last Modified:17 Sep 2015 14:27

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