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Published
**March 31, 2004** by Springer .

Written in English,

- Algebra,
- Forms, Quadratic,
- Mathematics,
- Science/Mathematics,
- Geometry - Algebraic,
- Chow groups,
- Mathematics / Number Theory,
- Quadratic forms,
- motives,
- unramified cohomology,
- Number Theory,
- Algebraic fields,
- Forms, Pfister

**Edition Notes**

Contributions | Jean-Pierre Tignol (Editor) |

The Physical Object | |
---|---|

Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 190 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9373649M |

ISBN 10 | 3540207287 |

ISBN 10 | 9783540207283 |

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The geometric approach to the algebraic theory of quadratic forms is the study of projective quadrics over arbitrary fields. Function fields of quadrics have been central to the proofs of fundamental results since the 's. Recently, more refined geometric tools have been brought to bear on this.

The geometric approach to the algebraic theory of quadratic forms is the study of projective quadrics over arbitrary fields.

Function fields of quadrics have been central to the proofs of fundamental results since the renewal of the theory by Pfister in the 's. Recently, more refined geometric tools have been brought to bear on this topic.

algebraic geometric. In this book, we will develop all three methods. Historically, the powerful approach using algebraic geometry has been the last to be developed.

This volume attempts to show its usefulness. The theory of quadratic forms lay dormant until the work of Cassels and then.

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In: Tignol JP. (eds) Geometric Methods in the Algebraic Theory of Quadratic by: Some aspects of the algebraic theory of quadratic forms R. Parimala March 14 { Ma (Notes for lectures at AWS ) There are many good references for this material including [EKM], [L], [Pf] and [S].

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