Andrew Dolphin : Metabolic Involutions and quadratic radical extensions

Submission: 2011, Jun 24

In this paper we characterise involutions that become metabolic over a quadratic field extension attained by adjoining a square root.

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary 11E39; Secondary 11E81; 12F05; 12F15.

Keywords and Phrases: Central simple algebras; involutions; bilinear and hermitian forms; characteristic two; inseparable extensions.

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