New York Journal of Mathematics
Volume 5 (1999) 115-120


Graham Everest

Explicit Local Heights

Published: July 29, 1999
Keywords: Elliptic Curve, Canonical Height, Jensen's Formula
Subject: 11C08

A new proof is given for the explicit formulae for the non-archimedean canonical height on an elliptic curve. This arises as a direct calculation of the Haar integral in the elliptic Jensen formula.

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School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England