Obstructions to the Hasse principle

25 November 2013
Francesca Balestrieri
This talk will be a gentle introduction to the main ideas behind some of the obstructions to the Hasse principle. In particular, I'll focus on the Brauer-Manin obstruction and on the descent obstruction, and explain briefly how other types of obstructions could be constructed.
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