By Grégory Berhuy
This ebook is the 1st ordinary creation to Galois cohomology and its functions. the 1st half is self contained and offers the elemental result of the speculation, together with an in depth building of the Galois cohomology functor, in addition to an exposition of the overall thought of Galois descent. the complete idea is inspired and illustrated utilizing the instance of the descent challenge of conjugacy sessions of matrices. the second one a part of the publication provides an perception of ways Galois cohomology can be precious to unravel a few algebraic difficulties in numerous energetic learn themes, similar to inverse Galois thought, rationality questions or crucial size of algebraic teams. the writer assumes just a minimum heritage in algebra (Galois conception, tensor items of vectors areas and algebras).
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1 (ϕ2 (σn )) )). Similarly, (f4∗ ◦ f3∗ )([α]) is represented by the cocycle Γn3 −→ A3 (σ1 , . . ,ϕ3 (ϕ4 (σn )) )). Since f2 ◦ f1 = f4 ◦ f3 and ϕ1 ◦ ϕ2 = ϕ3 ◦ ϕ4 by assumption, we get the desired result. 20, unless speciﬁed otherwise. 3 Cohomology sets as a direct limit In this paragraph, we would like to relate the cohomology of proﬁnite groups to the cohomology of its ﬁnite quotients. 6, which says more or less that an n-cocycle α : Γn −→ A is locally deﬁned by a family of n-cocycles α(U ) : (Γ/U )n −→ AU , where U runs through the set of open normal subgroups of Γ.
Of equivalence classes i∈I i∈I The following lemma give a nicer description of direct limits in a particular case. 30. Let ((Xi )i∈I , (ιij )) be a directed system of sets (groups, rings, etc). Assume that we have injective maps (group morphisms, ring morphisms, etc) fi : Xi −→ X such that fi = fj ◦ ιij for all i ≤ j. Then lim −→Xi i∈I fi (Xi ) ⊂ X. i∈I In particular, if the Xi ’s are subsets (subgroups, subrings, etc) of a same set (group, ring, etc) X satisfying Xi ⊂ Xj for all i ≤ j, we have lim −→Xi i∈I Xi .
Let A, B, C be Γ-sets, and let A , B , C be Γ -sets. Assume that we have a commutative diagram with exact rows 1 /A 1 /A /B f h1 /B f /C g h2 /C g /1 h3 /1 satisfying the conditions explained at the beginning of the section. Let us denote by δ 0 and δ 0 the respective connecting maps. If ϕ : Γ −→ Γ is compatible with h1 , h2 and h3 , the diagram CΓ C δ0 h3∗ Γ / H 1 (Γ, A) h1∗ δ 0 / H 1 (Γ , A ) is commutative. Proof. Let c ∈ C Γ , and let b ∈ B be any preimage of c under g. The cohomology class δ 0 (c) is represented by the cocycle α deﬁned by the relations f (ασ ) = b−1 σ·b for all σ ∈ Γ.
An Introduction to Galois Cohomology and its Applications by Grégory Berhuy