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Steenrod operations in Chow theory

Author: Patrick Brosnan
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 355 (2003), 1869-1903
MSC (2000): Primary 14C25; Secondary 55N91
Published electronically: January 10, 2003
MathSciNet review: 1953530
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Abstract: An action of the Steenrod algebra is constructed on the mod $p$ Chow theory of varieties over a field of characteristic different from $ p$, answering a question posed in Fulton's Intersection Theory. The action agrees with the action of the Steenrod algebra used by Voevodsky in his proof of the Milnor conjecture. However, the construction uses only basic functorial properties of equivariant intersection theory.

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Patrick Brosnan
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, California

Received by editor(s): January 10, 2000
Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 15, 2000
Published electronically: January 10, 2003
Article copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society

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