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15 August 2005 The torsion index ofE8 and other groups
Burt Totaro
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Duke Math. J. 129(2): 219-248 (15 August 2005). DOI: 10.1215/S0012-7094-05-12922-2

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We compute Grothendieck's torsion index of a compact Lie group for all simply connected groups and all groups of adjoint type. In particular, the torsion index of the group E8 is 26·32·5.

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Burt Totaro. "The torsion index ofE8 and other groups." Duke Math. J. 129 (2) 219 - 248, 15 August 2005. https://doi.org/10.1215/S0012-7094-05-12922-2

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Published: 15 August 2005
First available in Project Euclid: 27 September 2005

zbMATH: 1093.57011
MathSciNet: MR2165542
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1215/S0012-7094-05-12922-2

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Primary: 57T10

Rights: Copyright © 2005 Duke University Press

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