A character sum evaluation and Gaussian hypergeometric series

J. Greene, D. Stanton

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Abstract

Evans has conjectured the value of a certain character sum. The conjecture is confirmed using properties of Gaussian hypergeometric series which are well known for hypergeometric series. Several related questions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-148
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Number Theory
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1986

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Funding Information:
* Partially supported by NSF Grant ~CS-83~872.

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