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)


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


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