Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 190, Issue 1, pp 349–363 | Cite as

Schanuel property for additive power series



We prove a version of Schanuel’s Conjecture for a field of Laurent power series in positive characteristic replacing ℂ and a non-algebraic additive power series replacing the exponential map.


Power Series Algebraic Group Smooth Point Algebraic Degree Algebraic Subgroup 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instytut MatematycznyUniwersytet WrocławskiWrocławPoland

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