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An Introduction to Galois Cohomology and its Applications

Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Number of Pages: 
315
Price: 
65.00
ISBN: 
9780521738668
Date Received: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
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Grégory Berhuy
Series: 
The London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series 377
Publication Date: 
2010
Format: 
Paperback
Category: 
Monograph

Foreword Jean-Pierre Tignol; Introduction; Part I. An Introduction to Galois Cohomology: 1. Infinite Galois theory; 2. Cohomology of profinite groups; 3. Galois cohomology; 4. Galois cohomology of quadratic forms; 5. Etale and Galois algebras; 6. Groups extensions and Galois embedding problems; Part II. Applications: 7. Galois embedding problems and the trace form; 8. Galois cohomology of central simple algebras; 9. Digression: a geometric interpretation of H1 (-, G); 10. Galois cohomology and Noether's problem; 11. The rationality problem for adjoint algebraic groups; 12. Essential dimension of functors; References; Index.

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