Reducing character sums to Kloosterman sums

J. B. Friedlander, H. Iwaniec

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We apply a bound for very short Kloosterman type sums, due to A. A. Karatsuba, to deduce a bound for a mean-value of short sums of Dirichlet characters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)440-443
Number of pages4
JournalMathematical Notes
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics(all)


  • Kloosterman sum
  • L-function
  • Poisson formula
  • primitive character

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