Frei, Günther, Lemmermeyer, Franz, Roquette, Peter J. (Eds.)
2014, XX, 484 p. 25 illus.
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Insight into the birth of class field theory by presenting the letters between two of its main contributors, Emil Artin and Helmut Hasse
First English translation of these letters
Complete coverage of the letters from 1937 until 1958
This volume presents English translations of the letters exchanged between Emil Artin and Helmut Hasse written from 1921 to 1958. The letters are accompanied by extensive comments explaining the mathematical background and providing other essential context. Most letters deal with class field theory and shed new light on the birth of one of its most profound results: Artin’s reciprocity law.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Artin's reciprocity law - Emil Artin - Helmut Hasse - L-series - class field theory