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Jordan triple forms of Jordan algebras

Author: Erhard Neher
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 87 (1983), 386-388
MSC: Primary 17C20
MathSciNet review: 684623
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Abstract: We show that a central nondegenerate Jordan triple system over a field of characteristic $ \ne 2$ has a nonzero center iff it is scalar isomorphic to a Jordan algebra. As an application we classify Jordan triple forms of Jordan algebras.

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Keywords: Jordan triple systems, center, forms of Jordan algebras
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