Cohomology of profinite groups

  • Jean-Pierre Serre
Part of the Springer Monographs in Mathematics book series (SMM)

Abstract

A topological group which is the projective limit of finite groups, each given the discrete topology, is called a profinite group. Such a group is compact and totally disconnected.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Serre
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  1. 1.Collège de FranceParisFrance

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