# Polynomial mappings of groups

@article{Leibman2002PolynomialMO, title={Polynomial mappings of groups}, author={A. Leibman}, journal={Israel Journal of Mathematics}, year={2002}, volume={129}, pages={29-60} }

A mapping ϕ of a groupG to a groupF is said to be polynomial if it trivializes after several consecutive applications of operatorsDh,h ∈G, defined byDhϕ(g)=ϕ(g)−1ϕ(gh). We study polynomial mappings of groups, mainly to nilpotent groups. In particular, we prove that polynomial mappings to a nilpotent group form a group with respect to the elementwise multiplication, and that any polynomial mappingG→F to a nilpotent groupF splits into a homomorphismG→G’ to a nilpotent groupG’ and a polynomial… Expand

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