Let be an Algebraic Curve in a projective space of Dimension , and let be the Prime Ideal defining , and let be the number of linearly independent forms of degree modulo . For large , is a Polynomial known as the Hilbert polynomial.

**References**

Iyanaga, S. and Kawada, Y. (Eds.). *Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics.*
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, p. 36, 1980.

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