Elements of Abstract Algebra

Author: Allan Clark

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486140350

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

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Lucid coverage of the major theories of abstract algebra, with helpful illustrations and exercises included throughout. Unabridged, corrected republication of the work originally published 1971. Bibliography. Index. Includes 24 tables and figures.

A History of Abstract Algebra

Author: Israel Kleiner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 081764685X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 168

View: 8655

This book does nothing less than provide an account of the intellectual lineage of abstract algebra. The development of abstract algebra was propelled by the need for new tools to address certain classical problems that appeared insoluble by classical means. A major theme of the book is to show how abstract algebra has arisen in attempting to solve some of these classical problems, providing a context from which the reader may gain a deeper appreciation of the mathematics involved. Mathematics instructors, algebraists, and historians of science will find the work a valuable reference.

A Book of Abstract Algebra

Second Edition

Author: Charles C Pinter

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486474178

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

View: 1852

Accessible but rigorous, this outstanding text encompasses all of the topics covered by a typical course in elementary abstract algebra. Its easy-to-read treatment offers an intuitive approach, featuring informal discussions followed by thematically arranged exercises. This second edition features additional exercises to improve student familiarity with applications. 1990 edition.

Abstract Algebra

Author: Paul B. Garrett

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1584886897

Category: Mathematics

Page: 472

View: 6316

Designed for an advanced undergraduate- or graduate-level course, Abstract Algebra provides an example-oriented, less heavily symbolic approach to abstract algebra. The text emphasizes specifics such as basic number theory, polynomials, finite fields, as well as linear and multilinear algebra. This classroom-tested, how-to manual takes a more narrative approach than the stiff formalism of many other textbooks, presenting coherent storylines to convey crucial ideas in a student-friendly, accessible manner. An unusual feature of the text is the systematic characterization of objects by universal mapping properties, rather than by constructions whose technical details are irrelevant. Addresses Common Curricular Weaknesses In addition to standard introductory material on the subject, such as Lagrange's and Sylow's theorems in group theory, the text provides important specific illustrations of general theory, discussing in detail finite fields, cyclotomic polynomials, and cyclotomic fields. The book also focuses on broader background, including brief but representative discussions of naive set theory and equivalents of the axiom of choice, quadratic reciprocity, Dirichlet's theorem on primes in arithmetic progressions, and some basic complex analysis. Numerous worked examples and exercises throughout facilitate a thorough understanding of the material.

Abstract Algebra

An Introduction to Groups, Rings and Fields

Author: Clive Reis

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814335649

Category: Mathematics

Page: 491

View: 9214

Suitable for second to fourth year undergraduates, this title contains several applications: Polya-Burnside Enumeration, Mutually Orthogonal Latin Squares, Error-Correcting Codes and a classification of the finite groups of isometries of the plane and the finite rotation groups in Euclidean 3-space.

Applied Abstract Algebra

Author: Rudolf Lidl,Günter Pilz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475729413

Category: Mathematics

Page: 488

View: 455

Accessible to junior and senior undergraduate students, this survey contains many examples, solved exercises, sets of problems, and parts of abstract algebra of use in many other areas of discrete mathematics. Although this is a mathematics book, the authors have made great efforts to address the needs of users employing the techniques discussed. Fully worked out computational examples are backed by more than 500 exercises throughout the 40 sections. This new edition includes a new chapter on cryptology, and an enlarged chapter on applications of groups, while an extensive chapter has been added to survey other applications not included in the first edition. The book assumes knowledge of the material covered in a course on linear algebra and, preferably, a first course in (abstract) algebra covering the basics of groups, rings, and fields.

Abstract Algebra with Applications

Volume 1: Vector Spaces and Groups

Author: Karlheinz Spindler

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824791445

Category: Mathematics

Page: 776

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A comprehensive presentation of abstract algebra and an in-depth treatment of the applications of algebraic techniques and the relationship of algebra to other disciplines, such as number theory, combinatorics, geometry, topology, differential equations, and Markov chains.

Abstract Algebra

Theory and Applications

Author: Thomas W. Judson

Publisher: Orthogonal Publishing L3c

ISBN: 9781944325053

Category: Mathematics

Page: 434

View: 1474

Abstract Algebra: Theory and Applications is an open-source textbook that is designed to teach the principles and theory of abstract algebra to college juniors and seniors in a rigorous manner. Its strengths include a wide range of exercises, both computational and theoretical, plus many non-trivial applications. The first half of the book presents group theory, through the Sylow theorems, with enough material for a semester-long course. The second-half is suitable for a second semester and presents rings, integral domains, Boolean algebras, vector spaces, and fields, concluding with Galois Theory.

Abstract Algebra: An Introduction

Author: Thomas W. Hungerford

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285414977

Category: Mathematics

Page: 616

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Abstract Algebra: An Introduction is set apart by its thematic development and organization. The chapters are organized around two themes: arithmetic and congruence. Each theme is developed first for the integers, then for polynomials, and finally for rings and groups. This enables students to see where many abstract concepts come from, why they are important, and how they relate to one another. New to this edition is a groups first option that enables those who prefer to cover groups before rings to do so easily. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abstract Algebra

Author: W. E. Deskins

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486158462

Category: Mathematics

Page: 656

View: 9583

Excellent textbook provides undergraduates with an accessible introduction to the basic concepts of abstract algebra and to the analysis of abstract algebraic systems. Features many examples and problems.

Abstract Algebra

Applications to Galois Theory, Algebraic Geometry, and Cryptography

Author: Celine Carstensen,Benjamin Fine,Gerhard Rosenberger

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311025008X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 366

View: 6359

A new approach to conveying abstract algebra, the area that studies algebraic structures, such as groups, rings, fields, modules, vector spaces, and algebras, that is essential to various scientific disciplines such as particle physics and cryptology. It provides a well written account of the theoretical foundations; also contains topics that cannot be found elsewhere, and also offers a chapter on cryptography. End of chapter problems help readers with accessing the subjects. This work is co-published with the Heldermann Verlag, and within Heldermann's Sigma Series in Mathematics."



Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120351495

Category: Mathematics

Page: 408

View: 4612

Appropriate for undergraduate courses, this third edition has new chapters on Galois Theory and Module Theory, new solved problems and additional exercises in the chapters on group theory, boolean algebra and matrix theory. The text offers a systematic, well-planned, and elegant treatment of the main themes in abstract algebra. It begins with the fundamentals of set theory, basic algebraic structures such as groups and rings, and special classes of rings and domains, and then progresses to extension theory, vector space theory and finally the matrix theory. The boolean algebra by virtue of its relation to abstract algebra also finds a proper place in the development of the text. The students develop an understanding of all the essential results such as the Cayley’s theorem, the Lagrange’s theorem, and the Isomorphism theorem, in a rigorous and precise manner. Sufficient numbers of examples have been worked out in each chapter so that the students can grasp the concepts, the ideas, and the results of structure of algebraic objects in a comprehensive way. The chapter-end exercises are designed to enhance the student’s ability to further explore and interconnect various essential notions. Besides undergraduate students of mathematics, this text is equally useful for the postgraduate students of mathematics.

Abstract Algebra Manual

Problems and Solutions

Author: Ayman Badawi

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 9781590339244

Category: Mathematics

Page: 117

View: 1933

This is the most current textbook in teaching the basic concepts of abstract algebra. The author finds that there are many students who just memorise a theorem without having the ability to apply it to a given problem. Therefore, this is a hands-on manual, where many typical algebraic problems are provided for students to be able to apply the theorems and to actually practice the methods they have learned. Each chapter begins with a statement of a major result in Group and Ring Theory, followed by problems and solutions. Contents: Tools and Major Results of Groups; Problems in Group Theory; Tools and Major Results of Ring Theory; Problems in Ring Theory; Index.

Abstract algebra

Author: Dennis Kletzing

Publisher: Harcourt College Pub


Category: Mathematics

Page: 605

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Concepts in Abstract Algebra

Author: Charles Lanski

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821874288

Category: Mathematics

Page: 545

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The style and structure of CONCEPTS IN ABSTRACT ALGEBRA is designed to help students learn the core concepts and associated techniques in algebra deeply and well. Providing a fuller and richer account of material than time allows in a lecture, this text presents interesting examples of sufficient complexity so that students can see the concepts and results used in a nontrivial setting. Author Charles Lanski gives students the opportunity to practice by offering many exercises that require the use and synthesis of the techniques and results. Both readable and mathematically interesting, the text also helps students learn the art of constructing mathematical arguments. Overall, students discover how mathematics proceeds and how to use techniques that mathematicians actually employ. This book is included in the Brooks/Cole Series in Advanced Mathematics (Series Editor: Paul Sally, Jr.).

Abstract Algebra

Author: Pierre Antoine Grillet

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387715681

Category: Mathematics

Page: 674

View: 1340

A completely reworked new edition of this superb textbook. This key work is geared to the needs of the graduate student. It covers, with proofs, the usual major branches of groups, rings, fields, and modules. Its inclusive approach means that all of the necessary areas are explored, while the level of detail is ideal for the intended readership. The text tries to promote the conceptual understanding of algebra as a whole, doing so with a masterful grasp of methodology. Despite the abstract subject matter, the author includes a careful selection of important examples, together with a detailed elaboration of the more sophisticated, abstract theories.

Introduction to Abstract Algebra, Third Edition

Author: T.A. Whitelaw

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780751401479

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

View: 6909

The first and second editions of this successful textbook have been highly praised for their lucid and detailed coverage of abstract algebra. In this third edition, the author has carefully revised and extended his treatment, particularly the material on rings and fields, to provide an even more satisfying first course in abstract algebra.

Contemporary Abstract Algebra

Author: Joseph Gallian

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305657969

Category: Mathematics

Page: 656

View: 8540

CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT ALGEBRA, NINTH EDITION provides a solid introduction to the traditional topics in abstract algebra while conveying to students that it is a contemporary subject used daily by working mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, and chemists. The text includes numerous figures, tables, photographs, charts, biographies, computer exercises, and suggested readings giving the subject a current feel which makes the content interesting and relevant for students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abstract Algebra

A First Course, Second Edition

Author: Dan Saracino

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478610131

Category: Mathematics

Page: 313

View: 1702

The Second Edition of this classic text maintains the clear exposition, logical organization, and accessible breadth of coverage that have been its hallmarks. It plunges directly into algebraic structures and incorporates an unusually large number of examples to clarify abstract concepts as they arise. Proofs of theorems do more than just prove the stated results; Saracino examines them so readers gain a better impression of where the proofs come from and why they proceed as they do. Most of the exercises range from easy to moderately difficult and ask for understanding of ideas rather than flashes of insight. The new edition introduces five new sections on field extensions and Galois theory, increasing its versatility by making it appropriate for a two-semester as well as a one-semester course.