Tokyo Journal of Mathematics

Certain Forms Violate the Hasse Principle

Dong Quan Ngoc NGUYEN

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A family of smooth geometrically irreducible curves violates the Hasse principle if they have local points everywhere, but they possesses no global points. In this paper, we show how to construct non-constant algebraic families of forms of degree $4k$ that violate the Hasse principle. Some examples of non-constant algebraic families of forms of degrees 12 and 24 that violate the Hasse principle are given to illustrate the method.

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Tokyo J. of Math. Volume 40, Number 1 (2017), 277-299.

First available in Project Euclid: 8 August 2017

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NGUYEN, Dong Quan Ngoc. Certain Forms Violate the Hasse Principle. Tokyo J. of Math. 40 (2017), no. 1, 277--299. doi:10.3836/tjm/1502179228.

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