Entry details for q = 291 = 29, g = 4
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Lower bound Nmin = 67

Submitted by Everett Howe
Date 08/30/2011
Reference Everett W. Howe
New bounds on the maximum number of points on genus-4 curves over small finite fields
Arithmetic, Geometry, Cryptography and Coding Theory (Y. Aubry, C. Ritzenthaler, and A. Zykin, eds.), Contemporary Mathematics 574, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2012, pp. 69–86
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Here is a genus-4 curve with 67 points: y^2 = x^3 - 3*x + 18, z^2 = y + 7*x^3 + 6*x^2 + 2*x - 10
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Upper bound Nmax = 70

Submitted by Everett Howe
Date 04/14/2010
Reference Jean-Pierre Serre
Sur le nombre de points rationnels d'une courbe algébrique sur un corps fini
C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris Sér. I Math. 296 (1983), 397–402. (= Œuvres III, No. 128, 658–663).
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The Hasse-Weil-Serre bound
Tags Hasse-Weil-Serre bound

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