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University of Illinois – Chicago

1. Mullen, Cara. The Critical Orbit Structure of Quadratic Polynomials in Zp.

Degree: 2017, University of Illinois – Chicago

In this thesis, we develop a non-Archimedean analog to the Hubbard tree, a well-understood object from classical dynamics studied over the complex numbers. To that end, we explore the critical orbit structure of quadratic polynomials fc(z) = z2 + c with parameters c in the ring of p-adic rational integers, Zp. All such polynomials are post-critically bounded (PCB), and some are post-critically finite (PCF), which means that the forward orbit of the critical point, 0, is finite. If the orbit of 0 is finite, there exist minimal integers m and n such that fcm+n(0)=fcm(0), and we call (m,n) the critical orbit type of fc. All PCF polynomials f defined over the complex numbers have an associated Hubbard tree which illustrates the orbit type of the critical points, and the geometry of those orbits within the filled Julia set of f. In order to define a p-adic analog, we give a description of the exact critical orbit type for PCF polynomials fc defined over Zp, and then use the proximity of PCB parameters to PCF points in order to prove statements about the structure of the infinite critical orbit as visualized in the Zp tree. Advisors/Committee Members: DeMarco, Laura (advisor), Cojocaru, Alina (committee member), Hurder, Steve (committee member), Lindsey, Kathryn (committee member), Takloo-Bighash, Ramin (chair).

Subjects/Keywords: Arithmetic Dynamics; Number Theory

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APA (6th Edition):

Mullen, C. (2017). The Critical Orbit Structure of Quadratic Polynomials in Zp. (Thesis). University of Illinois – Chicago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10027/21816

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Mullen, Cara. “The Critical Orbit Structure of Quadratic Polynomials in Zp.” 2017. Thesis, University of Illinois – Chicago. Accessed July 03, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10027/21816.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Mullen, Cara. “The Critical Orbit Structure of Quadratic Polynomials in Zp.” 2017. Web. 03 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Mullen C. The Critical Orbit Structure of Quadratic Polynomials in Zp. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Illinois – Chicago; 2017. [cited 2020 Jul 03]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10027/21816.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
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Council of Science Editors:

Mullen C. The Critical Orbit Structure of Quadratic Polynomials in Zp. [Thesis]. University of Illinois – Chicago; 2017. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10027/21816

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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