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Torsors, étale homotopy and applications to rational points / edited by Alexei N. Skorobogatov.

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Language:
English, French. English, with two papers in French.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Format:
  • Book, Conference Proceedings
  • ix, 459 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note:
"The workshop 'Torsors: theory and applications' took place at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Edinburgh from 10-14 January 2011"-- Preface.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Lecture notes: Three lectures on Cox rings / J. Hausen. A very brief introduction to étale homotopy / T.M. Schlank and A.N. Skorobogatov. Torsors and representation theory of reductive groups / V. Serganova
  • Contributed papers: Torsors over Luna strata / I.V. Arzhantsev. Abélianisation des espaces homogènes et applications arithmétiques / C. Demarche. Gaussian rational points on a singular cubic surface / U. Derenthal and F. Janda. Actions algébriques de groupes arithmétiques / P. Gille and L. Moret-Bailly. Descent theory for open varieties / D. Harari and A.N. Skorobogatov. Homotopy obstructions to rational points / Y. Harpaz and T.M. Schlank. Factorially graded rings of complexity one / J. Hausen and E. Herppich. Nef and semiample divisors on rational surfaces / A. Laface and D. Testa. Example of a transcendental 3-torsion Brauer-Manin obstruction on a diagonal quartic surface / T. Preu.
Contributor:
Skorobogatov, Alexei, 1961-
Series:
London Mathematical Society lecture note series ; 405.
Subjects:
ISBN:
1107616123
9781107616127

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