Classification of ⊥-Dense Subspaces with Definite Forms

  • Herbert Gross
Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 1)


The fields k admitted in this chapter are the same as those of Chapter Twelve but with the additional proviso that ko is archimedean ordered. (E, Φ) will be a non degenerate hermitean space of dimension אo which is weakly universal and has l ∈||Φ||. In contrast to Chapter Twelve the space (E, Φ) is not assumed to be positive definite.


Orthonormal Basis Standard Basis Dense Subspace Isotropic Subspace Hermitean Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Gross
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  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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