Algebras with involution

Course Code :2000WETALI
Study domain:Mathematics
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:60
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Karim Johannes Becher
Andrew Dolphin

3. Course contents *

  • central simple algebras and the Brauer group
  • symmetric and alternating bilinear forms
  • involutions
  • invariants of algebras with involution
  • subalgebras
  • decomposability theorems
  • Proof of the Pfister Factor Conjecture