1. CJM 2016 (vol 68 pp. 395)
 Garibaldi, Skip; Nakano, Daniel K.

Bilinear and Quadratic Forms on Rational Modules of Split Reductive Groups
The representation theory of semisimple algebraic groups over
the complex numbers (equivalently, semisimple complex Lie algebras
or Lie groups, or real compact Lie groups) and the question of
whether a
given complex representation is symplectic or orthogonal has
been solved since at least the 1950s. Similar results for Weyl
modules of split reductive groups over fields of characteristic
different from 2 hold by
using similar proofs. This paper considers analogues of these
results for simple, induced and tilting modules of split reductive
groups over fields of prime characteristic as well as a complete
answer for Weyl modules over fields of characteristic 2.
Keywords:orthogonal representations, symmetric tensors, alternating forms, characteristic 2, split reductive groups Categories:20G05, 11E39, 11E88, 15A63, 20G15 

2. CJM 2007 (vol 59 pp. 1284)
 Fukshansky, Lenny

On Effective Witt Decomposition and the CartanDieudonn{Ã© Theorem
Let $K$ be a number field, and let $F$ be a symmetric bilinear form in
$2N$ variables over $K$. Let $Z$ be a subspace of $K^N$. A classical
theorem of Witt states that the bilinear space $(Z,F)$ can be
decomposed into an orthogonal sum of hyperbolic planes and singular and
anisotropic components. We prove the existence of such a decomposition
of small height, where all bounds on height are explicit in terms of
heights of $F$ and $Z$. We also prove a special version of Siegel's
lemma for a bilinear space, which provides a smallheight orthogonal
decomposition into onedimensional subspaces. Finally, we prove an
effective version of the CartanDieudonn{\'e} theorem. Namely, we show
that every isometry $\sigma$ of a regular bilinear space $(Z,F)$ can
be represented as a product of reflections of bounded heights with an
explicit bound on heights in terms of heights of $F$, $Z$, and
$\sigma$.
Keywords:quadratic form, heights Categories:11E12, 15A63, 11G50 

3. CJM 1997 (vol 49 pp. 840)
 Rodman, Leiba

NonHermitian solutions of algebraic Riccati equation
Nonhermitian solutions of algebraic matrix Riccati
equations (of the continuous and discrete types) are studied. Existence
is proved of nonhermitian solutions with given upper bounds of the
ranks of the skewhermitian parts, under the sign controllability
hypothesis.
Categories:15A99, 15A63, 93C60 
