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1. CMB 2013 (vol 56 pp. 795)

MacDonald, Mark L.
Upper Bounds for the Essential Dimension of $E_7$
This paper gives a new upper bound for the essential dimension and the essential 2-dimension of the split simply connected group of type $E_7$ over a field of characteristic not 2 or 3. In particular, $\operatorname{ed}(E_7) \leq 29$, and $\operatorname{ed}(E_7;2) \leq 27$.

Keywords:$E_7$, essential dimension, stabilizer in general position
Categories:20G15, 20G41

2. CMB 2012 (vol 57 pp. 303)

Gille, Philippe
Octonion Algebras over Rings are not Determined by their Norms
Answering a question of H. Petersson, we provide a class of examples of pair of octonion algebras over a ring having isometric norms.

Keywords:octonion algebras, torsors, descent
Categories:14L24, 20G41

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