Introduction to Quadratic Forms over Fields (Google eBook)

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American Mathematical Soc.
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Contents

Preface
xi
Foundations
1
Introduction to Witt Rings
27
Quaternion Algebras and their Norm Forms
51
The BrauerWall Group
79
Clifford Algebras
103
Local Fields and Global Fields
143
Quadratic Forms Under Algebraic Extensions
187
Formally Real Fields RealClosed Fields and Pythagorean Fields
231
Quadratic Forms under Transcendental Extensions
299
Pfister Forms and Function Fields
315
Field Invariants
375
Special Topics in Quadratic Forms
425
Special Topics on Invariants
479
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