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On the Nevanlinna characteristic of f(z+η) and difference equations in the complex plane. (English) Zbl 1152.30024
The difference analogue of some basic results of Nevanlinna theory are proved in the paper.These results are applied to investigate the growth of meromorphic solutions to higher order linear difference equations. This paper is certainly helpful to those who are interested in the difference analogue of Nevanlinna theory.

MSC:
30D35Distribution of values (one complex variable); Nevanlinna theory
30D30General theory of meromorphic functions
39A05General theory of difference equations
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