Accession Number : AD0619642

Title :   NOTE ON QUADRATIC FORMS IN CHARACTERISTIC 2,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY PRINCETON N J

Personal Author(s) : Springer,T. A.

Report Date : 04 JAN 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 10

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 L+L-squared. It is proved that left and right multiplications are proper similarities in octave algebras of characteristic 2.

Descriptors :   (*ALGEBRA, FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS), GROUPS(MATHEMATICS), INVARIANCE, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE