Valuations, Absolute Values and Ostrowski’s theorem

ThisĀ is a guest post by Abhishek Gupta. We know that there is an absolute value on the set of real numbers which assigns to any real number the non negative real number , its multiplicative and satisfies the triangle inequality. In this post we will abstract the notion absolute value for an arbitrary field andContinue reading “Valuations, Absolute Values and Ostrowski’s theorem”