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Given two cohomology classes in terms of cocyles, we are for now not in a position to decide which cocyle represents their cup product in general. 2). The attempt to give an explicit description of the cup product for general p, q (in particular for p < 0 and q < 0) leads, however, to major computational problems. Thus we find ourselves in a situation which is similar to that of the restriction map, which admits a very simple description in dimensions q ≥ 0, but not for negative dimensions. Nevertheless in both cases we will need explicit computations only in low dimensions; given these, one can manage knowing the functorial properties of these maps.

Proof. Since ZZ[G] is a G-induced module, it has trivial cohomology, and we obtain from the exact cohomology sequence associated with ε 0 −→ IG −→ ZZ[G] −→ ZZ −→ 0 the isomorphism δ : H −2 (G, ZZ) −→ H −1 (G, IG ) 2 it suffices to produce an isomorphism G/G ∼ Since H −1 (G, IG ) = IG /IG = 2 IG /IG . ) For this we consider the map 2 2 G −→ IG /IG , σ −→ (σ − 1) + IG . Because σ · τ − 1 = (σ − 1) + (τ − 1) + (σ − 1) · (τ − 1), this map is a homo2 is abelian, the kernel of this homomorphism contains morphism.

It remains to show that the homomorphisms resq satisfy condition (ii). de/~schmidt/Neukirch-en/ H q+1 (g, A), Electronic Edition. Free for private, non-commercial use. 38 Part I. 9), the exact sequence 0 −→ Aq −→ B q −→ C q −→ 0. 8). The commutativity of the two side diagrams follows immediately from the definition of the restriction maps by dimension shifting. 6) they also commute. Therefore the commutativity of the upper square implies the commutativity of the lower square, which completes the proof.