News on quadratic polynomials

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News on quadratic polynomials

Many problems in mathematics have remained unsolved because of missing links between mathematical disciplines, such as algebra, geometry, analysis, or number theory. Here we introduce a recently discovered result concerning quadratic polynomials, which uses a bridge between algebra and analysis. We study the iterations of quadratic polynomials, obtained by computing the value of a polynomial for a given number and feeding the outcome into the exact same polynomial again. These iterations of polynomials have interesting applications, such as in fractal theory. 

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Algebra and Number Theory


Lukas Pottmeyer
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Johannes Niediek


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