Journal of Lie Theory
Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 429-431 (1998)

The Euler Poincare characteristic of a Lie algebra

T. Pirashvili

A. Razmadze Math. Inst.
Alexidze str. 1,
Tbilisi, 380093.
Republic of Georgia.

Abstract: We will show that the Euler-Poincare characteristic of a finite dimensional Lie algebra is zero if the ground field has characteristic zero or the Lie algebra is not perfect.

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