S. Baek and A. Merkurjev: Essential dimension of central simple algebras


Submission: 2010, Mar 4

We establish upper and lower bounds for the essential p-dimension of the class of central simple algebras of bounded index and exponent.

2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: primary 16K50, secondary 14L30, 20G15

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

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