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Sums of seventh powers in the ring of polynomials
over the finite field with four elements
Received: March 6, 2012; Accepted: April 12, 2012
Abstract. We study representations of polynomials P Î F4[T] as sums P = X17 + . . . + Xs7.
Keywords: Waring's problem; polynomials.
AMS Subject classification: Primary: 11T55 Secondary: 11P05
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