Involution Algebras and the Hermitian Classgroup

  • A. Fröhlich
Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 48)


This chapter contains the basic theory. The main problem, namely the definition of a good discriminant for Hermitian modules, which was alluded to in the introduction, will be posed in §2 and solved in §3 – §5.


Exact Sequence Prime Divisor Hermitian Form Grothendieck Group Dedekind Domain 
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© Birkhäuser Boston, Inc. 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Fröhlich
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentImperial CollegeLondonEngland
  2. 2.Mathematics DepartmentRobinson CollegeCambridgeEngland

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