Central Simple Algebras and involution

Course Code :2000WETALI
Study domain:Mathematics
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:60
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd 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