Department of Mathematics
On the restricted Lie algebra structure for the Witt Lie algebra in finite
- Author(s): Evans, Tyler J.
- Fuchs, Dmitry
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0111271.pdf
We show that the p-operator in the Witt algebra (the restricted Lie algebra of derivations of the quotient of the polynomial algebra over a field of characteristic p by the ideal generated by the p-th power of the indeterminant) is given by multiplication by a scalar.