Hurwitz Problem

  • Takashi Ono
Part of the The University Series in Mathematics book series (USMA)


We have a homework problem to prove Theorem 5. The theorem provides us with an algebraic criterion for the existence of a Hopf map of the first kind. Although the ground field in this context is the real numbers, we start with an arbitrary field K of characteristic ≠2.


Orthogonal Basis Left Ideal Division Algebra Clifford Algebra Simple Algebra 
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© Takashi Ono 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takashi Ono
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  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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