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Lectures on division algebras

  • 120 Pages
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  • English
Published for the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences by the American Mathematical Society , Providence, R.I
Division alge
StatementDavid J. Saltman.
SeriesCBMS regional conference series in mathematics,, no. 94, Regional conference series in mathematics ;, no. 94.
ContributionsCBMS Conference on Division Algebras (1998 : Colorado State University)
LC ClassificationsQA1 .R33 no. 94, QA247.45 .R33 no. 94
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 120 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL37904M
ISBN 100821809792
LC Control Number99025461

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The digit and digit formats both by:   This volume is based on lectures on division algebras given at a conference held at Colorado State University. Although division algebras are a very classical object, this book presents this “classical” material in a new way, highlighting current approaches and new theorems, and illuminating the connections with a variety of areas in mathematics.

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Definitions. Formally, we start with a non-zero algebra D over a call D a division algebra if for any element a in D and any non-zero element b in D there exists precisely one element x in D with a = bx and precisely one element y in D such that a = yb.

For associative algebras, the definition can be simplified as follows: a non-zero associative algebra over a field is a division.

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