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**choovuck** Hi all,

I have a polynomial p(z), say of degree n; view it as an n-to-1 map of the complex Riemann sphere to itself. Can I always construct an inverse which is defined on large piece of the complex plane? of course I can define the inverse locally around each point where $\displaystyle p'(z)\ne 0$, but I want global inverses

example: z^2, its inverse is $\displaystyle \sqrt z$ which we can define e.g. on $\displaystyle C\setminus [\infty,0]$

I hope to get that for any polynomial there exists a cut (or a few) of the complex plane such that the inverse is defined there globally

any ideas will be appreciated...