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The Beta Expansion for Salem Numbers

David W. Boyd
Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z2

Keywords: Salem numbers, beta expansions, polynomials, computation

Abstract: This paper is based on the lecture given at the Organic Mathematics Workshop at Simon Fraser University in December 1995. It gives an introduction and pointers to an expanded paper to appear in Mathematics of Computation which is also contained in the electronic proceedings of the workshop.

This research was supported by a grant from NSERC.

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