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1739. Harry Schmidt
A short note on Manin-Mumford

Submission date: 3 March 2020


We give a short proof of Manin-Mumford in the multiplicative group based on the pigeon-hole principle and the so-called structure theorem for anomalous subvarieties. The arguments appear to be new and perhaps applicable in other situations.

Mathematics Subject Classification: 11G99, 11F23

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Full text arXiv 2003.01689: pdf, ps.

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