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Monatshefte für Mathematik

, Volume 164, Issue 2, pp 183–199 | Cite as

Division with remainder in algebras with valuation

  • Tomasz MaszczykEmail author
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Abstract

To any integral algebra with valuation an abelian group is associated, which measures how much the uniqueness of the division with remainder is violated. The analogy with the divisor class group is discussed. Examples of such groups are computed in cases of formal local rings of some cusps on an algebraic curve.

Keywords

Valuations Weierstrass Division Theorem Singularities 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

13F30 13J10 14H20 

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of WarsawWarszawaPoland

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