Introduction to Noncommutative Algebra by Matej BreIntroduction to Noncommutative Algebra by Matej Bre

Introduction to Noncommutative Algebra

byMatej Bre

Paperback | October 30, 2014

Pricing and Purchase Info

$71.56 online 
$82.95 list price save 13%
Earn 358 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


Providing an elementary introduction to noncommutative rings and algebras, this textbook begins with the classical theory of finite dimensional algebras. Only after this, modules, vector spaces over division rings, and tensor products are introduced and studied. This is followed by Jacobson's structure theory of rings. The final chapters treat free algebras, polynomial identities, and rings of quotients.

Many of the results are not presented in their full generality. Rather, the emphasis is on clarity of exposition and simplicity of the proofs, with several being different from those in other texts on the subject. Prerequisites are kept to a minimum, and new concepts are introduced gradually and are carefully motivated.Introduction to Noncommutative Algebrais therefore accessible to a wide mathematical audience. It is, however, primarily intended for beginning graduate and advanced undergraduate students encountering noncommutative algebra for the first time.

Matej Brešar is Professor of Mathematics at University of Ljubljana and University of Maribor. He is the author or co-author of over 140 research papers whose topics are mostly on noncommutative algebra and its applications. He is also the co-author of the book Functional identities (Birkhauser, 2007).
Title:Introduction to Noncommutative AlgebraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:199 pagesPublished:October 30, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319086928

ISBN - 13:9783319086927


Table of Contents

Finite Dimensional Division Algebras.- Structure of Finite Dimensional Algebras.- Modules and Vector Spaces.- Tensor Products.- Structure of Rings.- Noncommutative Polynomials.- Rings of Quotients and Structure of PI-Rings.

Editorial Reviews

"'Introduction to noncommutative algebra' is a very well written book and it is very pleasant to read. . I was very much impressed by the lists of exercises given at the end of each chapter as some of the exercises are not found in standard texts on ring theory." (Veereshwar A. Hiremath, zbMATH 1334.16001, 2016)"Students of mathematics typically encounter examples of noncommutative algebraic structures in a first course in abstract algebra, but systematic study of such objects is reserved for a more advanced course. This offering by Bresar (Univ. of Ljubljana, Slovenia) is written in a style governed by two guiding principles. . an excellent choice for a first graduate course in noncommutative algebra. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Graduate students and researchers/faculty." (D. S. Larson, Choice, Vol. 52 (10), June, 2015)