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Background Proof. Let y, x ∈ EV (W,W ) and α ∈ k. 6). 6). In particular, E1 and E2 are twosided ideals of E, and E02 ⊆ EV (V, 0) is finitepotent. Finally, let π : V → W be an arbitrary projection map, and let y ∈ E. Then πy ∈ E1 and (1 − π)y ∈ E2 , whence E = E1 + E2 . Define the near-stabilizer of a chain V = V0 ⊇ V1 ⊇ · · · ⊇ Vn = 0 to be the set i

Proof. 17) we have K1 = K(u) for some element u with separable minimum polynomial f (X) ∈ K[X]. Put v := D(0) (u) ∈ A0 . Then v is a root of 1 (0) (0) f1 := D1 ( f ) = D ( f ) ∈ A0 [X]. Furthermore, f1 (v) is invertible in A0 because f (u) is invertible in K1 . Now consider the polynomial D( f ) ∈ A[X]. We have D( f ) ≡ f1 mod M where M is the maximal graded ideal of A. It follows that v is a root of D( f ) modulo M and that D( f ) (v) is invertible modulo M. By Hensel’s Lemma, there is a unique root v1 of D( f ) in A congruent to v modulo M.

Then there is a natural embedding Kˆ P → Kˆ Q , and if we identify ˆ P) ˆ P) ˆ = e, f (Q| ˆ = f , and Oˆ is a free OˆP Kˆ P with its image in Kˆ Q , then e(Q| Q module of rank e f generated by elements of OQ . In particular, Kˆ Q = K Kˆ P and |Kˆ Q : Kˆ P | = e f . Proof. 5) we obtain a natural embedding OˆP → OˆQ that extends to Kˆ P → Kˆ Q . Choose local parameters t at P and s at Q. 10), s and t are local ˆ respectively, and since t = se u for some unit u ∈ O ⊆ Oˆ , parameters at Qˆ and P, Q Q ˆ P) ˆ = e.