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The LMFDB supports nicknames, short human-readable names for various fields. Examples include:

  • Q, for the rationals $\mathbb Q$
  • Qi, for $\mathbb Q(i)$
  • QsqrtN, for $\mathbb Q(\sqrt{N})$, as in Qsqrt-5 for $\mathbb Q(\sqrt{-5})$
  • QzetaN, for $\mathbb Q(\zeta_N)$, where $\zeta_N$ is a primitive $N$th root of unity.
Knowl status:
  • Review status: reviewed
  • Last edited by David Roberts on 2019-04-30 17:09:15
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