Quaternion Algebras and Quadratic Forms
Zi Yang, Sham
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The main goal of this Masters' thesis is to explore isomorphism types of quaternion algebras using the theory of quadratic forms, number theory and algebra. I would also present ways to characterize quaternion algebras, and talk about how quaternion algebras are important in Brauer groups by describing a theorem proved by Merkurjev in 1981.
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Sham Zi Yang (2008). Quaternion Algebras and Quadratic Forms. UWSpace. http://hdl.handle.net/10012/3656