By Serge Lang
This is a moment version of Lang's recognized textbook. It covers the entire uncomplicated fabric of classical algebraic quantity thought, giving the scholar the historical past important for the research of extra subject matters in algebraic quantity conception, reminiscent of cyclotomic fields, or modular forms.
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We may say in that case that ß belongs to o!. If g comes sufficiently close to I, and say ßI, ... , ß. are the roots of g which belong to a (counting multiplicities), then we contend that s = r (the multiplicity of a in I). If this is not so, then we can find a sequence gv as above, approaching I, with precisely s roots ß<;', ... , ß~v) belonging to a and s ~ r. Thus each ß~vl, ... , ß~vl approaches a. But lim gv = 1 and hence a must have multiplicity s in I, contradiction. v As an application, we have: Proposition 4.
For the higher ramification theory, we refer the reader to Artin-Tate . In §4 and §5 we deal with complete Dedekind rings. We define the notions of '13 unramified, tamely ramified, and totally ramified above p. These can also be defined globally, since they will depend only on the ramification index and residue class degree. However, in the local case, we can also apply them to the field extension, since to each finite extension of the ground field K there is exactly one '13 above p. It is useful to think of finite extensions of a number field as coverings, and of completions as analogous to power-series fields in the theory of functions.
Given an integer n, there exists only a finite number of extensions of degree ~ n. Proof. Since there is exactly one unramified extension of a given degree, corresponding to an extension of the residue class field, and since every extension is a tower of an unramified and totally ramified extension, it will suffice to prove that there is only a finite number of totally ramified extensions of a given degree e. But such extensions are obtained by Eisenstein equations xe + ae_IX e- 1 + ... + Uoll" = 0, [11, §5] TAMELY RAMIFIED EXTENSIONS 55 where the coefficients ai belong to p and Uo is a unit (7r being a fixed prime element of p).