A Course in the Theory of Groups: COURSE IN THE THEORY OF GROUPS

Hardcover | October 26, 1995

byDerek J.S. RobinsonEditorF. W. Gehring, Sheldon Sheldon Axler

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"An excellent up-to-date introduction to the theory of groups. It is general yet comprehensive, covering various branches of group theory. The 15 chapters contain the following main topics: free groups and presentations, free products, decompositions, Abelian groups, finite permutation groups, representations of groups, finite and infinite soluble groups, group extensions, generalizations of nilpotent and soluble groups, finiteness properties." --ACTA SCIENTIARUM MATHEMATICARUM

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A Course in the Theory of Groups is a comprehensive introduction to general group theory. Presupposing only a basic knowledge of abstract algebra, it introduces the reader to the different branches of group theory and their principal accomplishments. The book stresses the unity of group theory and draws attention to connections with ot...

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"An excellent up-to-date introduction to the theory of groups. It is general yet comprehensive, covering various branches of group theory. The 15 chapters contain the following main topics: free groups and presentations, free products, decompositions, Abelian groups, finite permutation groups, representations of groups, finite and infi...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:542 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.98 inPublished:October 26, 1995Publisher:Springer

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A Course in the Theory of Groups is a comprehensive introduction to general group theory. Presupposing only a basic knowledge of abstract algebra, it introduces the reader to the different branches of group theory and their principal accomplishments. The book stresses the unity of group theory and draws attention to connections with other areas of algebra. Numerous exercises are given which supplement the material in the text.

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Second EditionD.J.S. RobinsonA Course in the Theory of Groups"This book is an excellent up-to-date introduction to the theory of groups. It is general yet comprehensive, covering various branches of group theory. The fifteen chapters contain the following main topics: free groups and presentations, free products, decompositions, Abelian groups, finite permutation groups, representations of groups, finite and infinite soluble groups, group extensions, generalizations of nilpotent and soluble groups, finiteness properties . . . This book is highly recommended."-ACTA SCIENTIARUM MATHEMATICARUM