# Lehmer’s conjecture for polynomials satisfying a congruence divisibility condition and an analogue for elliptic curves

• [1] Mathematics Department, Box 1917 Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 USA
• Volume: 24, Issue: 3, page 751-772
• ISSN: 1246-7405

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## Abstract

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A number of authors have proven explicit versions of Lehmer’s conjecture for polynomials whose coefficients are all congruent to $1$ modulo $m$. We prove a similar result for polynomials $f\left(X\right)$ that are divisible in $\left(ℤ/mℤ\right)\left[X\right]$ by a polynomial of the form $1+X+\cdots +{X}^{n}$ for some $n\ge ϵdeg\left(f\right)$. We also formulate and prove an analogous statement for elliptic curves.

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Silverman, Joseph H.. "Lehmer’s conjecture for polynomials satisfying a congruence divisibility condition and an analogue for elliptic curves." Journal de Théorie des Nombres de Bordeaux 24.3 (2012): 751-772. <http://eudml.org/doc/251114>.

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