Torsion in K2 of fields

A. A. Suslin*

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The paper presents fundamental results on the torsion subgroup of K2 of an arbitrary field. Homomorphisms comparing K2 of a field with K2 of an extension field play a primary role. The reduced norm for K2 of a finite, central, simple algebra is defined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-29
Number of pages25
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987


  • Galois cohomology
  • Hilbert 90
  • Severi-Brauer variety
  • characteristic classes
  • reduced norm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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