Accession Number:

AD0619642

Title:

NOTE ON QUADRATIC FORMS IN CHARACTERISTIC 2,

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Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY PRINCETON N J

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Report Date:

1962-01-04

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

It is proved that the pseudo-discriminant of a nondefective quadratic form over the field K with characteristic 2 is determined up to an element of the form LL-squared. It is proved that left and right multiplications are proper similarities in octave algebras of characteristic 2.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE