We provide a period interpretation for multizeta values (in the function field context) in terms of explicit iterated extensions of tensor powers of Carlitz motives (mixed Carlitz-Tate t-motives). We give examples of combinatorially involved relations that these multizeta values satisfy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||International Mathematics Research Notices|
|State||Published - Feb 2009|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
We thank the referee for the suggestions to improve the exposition. The second author thanks the Ellentuck Fund and the von Neumann Fund for their support during his stay at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton during Spring 2008, where this article was finalized. He was supported by the National Security Agency (grant 98230-08-1-0049).