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January 7, 2011

The ring that binds them all is…

Filed under: Math, Quote, Random — cfranc @ 1:47 pm

\widetilde{\mathbf{B}}^\dagger_{\text{log}}. Just caught that gem as the last line in the first appendix to Laurent Berger’s wonderful paper An introduction to the theory of p-adic representations (see page 38). It is particularly fitting when juxtaposed with his terrific diagram of all the various rings that arise in p-adic Hodge theory. (Ps. Berger is riffing on Tolkien there, in case you missed the joke.)


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