Abstract

We establish consistent definitions for divisors, principal divisors, and Jacobians of a tropical elliptic curve and show that for a tropical elliptic cubic C , the associated Jacobian (or zero divisor class group) is the group S^1(Q).

Degree

MS

College and Department

Physical and Mathematical Sciences; Mathematics

Rights

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Date Submitted

2008-07-14

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd2521

Keywords

tropical, Jacobian, elliptic, divisor group, curve, cubic

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Mathematics Commons

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