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Degree formula for the Euler characteristic

Author: Olivier Haution
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 141 (2013), 1863-1869
MSC (2010): Primary 14C40, 14F43
Published electronically: December 4, 2012
MathSciNet review: 3034413
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Abstract: We give a proof of the degree formula for the Euler characteristic previously obtained by Kirill Zainoulline. The arguments used here are considerably simpler and allow us to remove all restrictions on the characteristic of the base field.

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Olivier Haution
Affiliation: School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom

Keywords: Grothendieck group, Euler characteristic, degree formula
Received by editor(s): July 10, 2011
Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 15, 2011
Published electronically: December 4, 2012
Communicated by: Lev Borisov
Article copyright: © Copyright 2012 American Mathematical Society
The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.

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