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## Additive group invariants in positive characteristicAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Emilie Dufresne, Universität Heidelberg
- Friday 09 April 2010, 16:00-17:00
- Watson Building, Lecture Room A.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact David Craven. Additive group actions in positive characteristic Abstract: (joint work with Andreas Maurischat) Roberts, Freudenburg, and Daigle and Freudenburg have given the smallest counterexamples to Hilbert’s fourteenth problem. Each arises as the ring of invariants of an additive group action on a polynomial ring over a field of characteristic zero, and thus, each corresponds to the kernel of a locally nilpotent derivation. In positive characteristic, additive group actions correspond to locally finite iterative higher derivations, a more restrictive notion. We set up characteristic-free analogs of the three examples mentioned above, and show that, contrary to characteristic zero, in every positive characteristic, the invariant rings are finitely generated. This talk is part of the Birmingham and Warwick Algebra Seminar series. ## This talk is included in these lists:Note that ex-directory lists are not shown. |
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