Quadratic Forms with Applications to Algebraic Geometry and Topology

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 28, 1995 - Mathematics - 179 pages
A gem of a book bringing together 30 years worth of results that are certain to interest anyone whose research touches on quadratic forms.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Representation Theorems of Cassels
1
Chapter 2 Multiplicative Quadratic Forms
19
Chapter 3 The Level of Fields Rings and Topological Spaces
40
Chapter 4 Hilberts Homogeneous Nullstellensatz forpfields and Applications to Topology
51
Chapter 5 TsenLang Theory for Cffields
64
Chapter 6 Hilberts 17th Problem
75
Chapter 7 The Pythagoras Number
94
Chapter 8 The itinvariant
110
Chapter 9 Systems of Quadratic Forms
132
Chapter 10 The Level of Projective Spaces
153
Bibliography
166
List of Symbols
176
Index
178
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