Symmetric Bilinear Forms

Main Authors: Milnor, John, Husemoller, Dale (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1973, 1973
Edition:1st ed. 1973
Series:Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete. 2. Folge, A Series of Modern Surveys in Mathematics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • I. Basic Concepts
  • II. Symmetric Inner Product Spaces over Z
  • III. Inner Product Spaces over a Field
  • IV. Discrete Valuations and Dedekind Domains
  • V. Some Examples
  • Appendix 1. Quadratic Forms
  • Appendix 2. Hermitian Forms
  • Appendix 3. The Hasse-Minkowski Theorem
  • Appendix 4. Gauss Sums, the Signature mod 8, and Quadratic Reciprocity
  • Appendix 5. The Leech Lattice, and Other Lattices in Dimension 24
  • Chronological Table
  • References
  • Special Notations