Height of a polynomial
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For a polynomial P given by
the height H(P) is defined to be the maximum of the magnitudes of its coefficients:
and the length L(P) is similarly defined as the sum of the magnitudes of the coefficients:
where is the binomial coefficient.
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- K. Mahler (1963). "On two extremum properties of polynomials". Illinois J. Math. 7: 681–701.
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