Errors in The Book of Involutions

We welcome any report on errors (including very minor misprints) in the book as well as any other kind of comment - just send a mail to one of the authors.

On this page we list those mistakes which (1) are known to us and (2) in our opinion might cause some confusion to a reader.

  1. In Proposition (7.3), (2), on page 81, disc has to be replaced by det.
  2. The proof of Proposition (17.30) on page 276 is incorrect. For a correct proof use the bijectivity of e4 and [190, Theorem 4] or [148, Theorem 6.3], as mentioned in the text.
  3. In the Index and in the Notation index the roman numeral page numbers i-xix have to be increased by ii.
  4. In Chap. VII, Exercise 10 (a), on page 444: The isomorphism takes [x,y] to x N(z) (mod squares). Its inverse takes x (mod squares) to [x,x].

Last error on this list added on 22 Dec 1998.

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