Bulletin of the Brazilian Mathematical Society

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 393–401

A Class of Artin-Schreier Towers with Finite Genus


DOI: 10.1007/s00574-005-0046-y

Cite this article as:
Ling, S., Stichtenoth, H. & Yang, S. Bull Braz Math Soc, New Series (2005) 36: 393. doi:10.1007/s00574-005-0046-y


We study the asymptotic behaviour of the genus in some Artin-Schreier towers of function fields over a finite field, and we present a new class of Artin-Schreier towers having finite genus.


function fieldsfinite fieldstowers of function fieldsArtin-Schreier extensions of function fields

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Mathematical SciencesSchool of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore 637616SINGAPORE
  2. 2.Fachbereich MathematikUniversität Duisburg-Essen, Campus EssenEssenGERMANY
  3. 3.Sabanci University, MDBFOrhanli, Tuzla 34956, IstanbulTURKEY
  4. 4.Department of MathematicsEast China Normal UniversityShanghai, 200062P.R. CHINA