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A structure theorem for a pair of quadratic forms

Authors: J. S. Hsia, M. Jöchner and Y. Y. Shao
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 119 (1993), 731-734
MSC: Primary 11E12
MathSciNet review: 1155599
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Abstract: For any two lattices $ L$ and $ K$ in the same genus there exist isometric primitive sublattices $ {L'},{K'}$ of codimension $ 1$. This result not only proves Friedland's conjecture but also extends it to lattices in an arbitrary genus and defined over any algebraic number field.

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