Sanghoon Baek: Essential dimension of simple algebras with involutions

Submission: 2010, Oct 9

We compute upper bounds for the essential (2)-dimension of the class of central simple algebras of exponent dividing 2.

2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 16K20, 16K50, 14L30, 20C10, 20G15

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

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