Meyer, Aurel; Reichstein, Zinovy

Some consequences of the Karpenko-Merkurjev theorem.

Doc. Math. (Bielefeld) Extra Vol. Andrei A. Suslin's Sixtieth Birthday, 445-457 (2010)

Summary

We use a recent theorem of N. A. Karpenko and A. S. Merkurjev to settle several questions in the theory of essential dimension.

Mathematics Subject Classification

20G15, 20D15, 20C15, 14L30, 11E72

Keywords/Phrases

essential dimension, linear representations, finite $p$-groups, algebraic tori

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