Alexander Merkurjev: Essential dimension of simple algebras

Submission: 2009, Nov 19

We give a lower bound for the essential dimension of the projective general linear group.

2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 16K50, 20G15

Keywords and Phrases: Essential dimension, Brauer group, algebraic tori.

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