p-adic field

p-adic field

[‚pē ′ad·ik ¦fēld]
(mathematics)
For a fixed prime number, p, the set of all p-adic numbers, with addition and multiplication defined in a natural way.
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In fact they established stability of Cauchy functional equations over p-adic fields.
Beyer, Stability of the Cauchy functional equa- tion over p-adic fields, Real Analysis Exchange 31 (2005/2006), 125-132.