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Mathematics of Computation

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1960 (published as Mathematical Tables and other Aids to Computation 1943-1959), Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics.

ISSN 1088-6842 (online) ISSN 0025-5718 (print)

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Parity of class numbers and Witt equivalence of quartic fields
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by Stanislav Jakubec, František Marko and Kazimierz Szymiczek PDF
Math. Comp. 64 (1995), 1711-1715 Request permission

Corrigendum: Math. Comp. 66 (1997), 927-927.


We show that 27 out of the 29 Witt equivalence classes of quartic number fields can be represented by fields of class number 1. It is known that the remaining two classes contain solely fields of even class numbers. We show that these two classes can be represented by fields of class number 2.
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  • © Copyright 1995 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 64 (1995), 1711-1715
  • MSC: Primary 11R29; Secondary 11E81, 11R16
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  • MathSciNet review: 1308455