# The Book of Involutions

@inproceedings{Knus1998TheBO, title={The Book of Involutions}, author={Max A. Knus and Alexander S. Merkurjev and Markus Rost and Jean-Pierre Tignol and Jacques Tits}, year={1998} }

This monograph yields a comprehensive exposition of the theory of central simple algebras with involution, in relation with linear algebraic groups. It aims to provide the algebra-theoretic foundations for much of the recent work on linear algebraic groups over arbitrary fields. Involutions are viewed as twisted forms of similarity classes of hermitian or bilinear forms, leading to new developments on the model of the algebraic theory of quadratic forms. Besides classical groups, phenomena…

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