Algebras with involution

Course Code :2000WETALI
Study domain:Mathematics
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Academic year:2019-2020
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

3. Course contents *

  • Quaternion algebras
  • Central simple algebras and the Brauer group
  • Symmetric and alternating bilinear forms
  • Involutions
  • Invariants of algebras with involution
  • Subalgebras
  • Decomposability theorems
  • The Pfister Factor Conjecture