By Andreescu T., Feng Z.

ISBN-10: 187642012X

ISBN-13: 9781876420123

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It should be noted that Berkovich spaces of higher dimension cannot be described nearly as explicitly (see however [17], [18]). The notational convention ζa,r was suggested by Joe Silverman. We have borrowed from Antoine Chambert-Loir the term “Gauss point” for the maximal point ζGauss = ζ0,1 of D(0, 1). Our notation x∨y for the least upper bound of x, y ∈ D(0, 1) is borrowed from Favre and Rivera-Letelier ([37, 38]), except that they use ∧ instead of ∨. Since the Gauss point is maximal with respect to the partial order on D(0, 1), our notation x ∨ y is compatible with the typical usage from the theory of partially ordered sets.

For example, it does not make clear why or how a rational function ϕ ∈ K(T ) induces a map from P1Berk to itself, though in fact this does occur. We therefore introduce an alternate construction of P1Berk , analogous to the “Proj” construction in algebraic geometry. We then discuss how P1Berk , defined via the “Proj” construction, can be thought of either as A1Berk together with a point at infinity, or as two copies of the Berkovich unit disc D(0, 1) glued together along the annulus A(1, 1) = {x ∈ D(0, 1) : [T ]x = 1}.

As f and ε are arbitrary, it follows that x y. Conversely, suppose that x y, and fix k ≥ 1. Consider the function f = T − ak+1 . Since the sequence {Dj } is strictly decreasing, we have [f ]Dk+1 = rk+1 < rk , so that [f ]Dk+1 ≤ rk − ε for some ε > 0. On the other hand, for m sufficiently large we have [f ]Dk+1 ≥ [f ]y ≥ [f ]x ≥ [f ]Dm − ε . 4. THE TREE STRUCTURE ON D(0, 1) 11 It follows that [T − ak+1 ]Dm ≤ rk . Since Dk = D(ak , rk ) = D(ak+1 , rk ), it follows that Dm ⊆ Dk , and we may take n = k.

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