Abstract Algebra: Theory and Applications
by Thomas Judson
Publisher: Virginia Commonwealth University Mathematics 2009
Number of pages: 428
This text is intended for a one- or two-semester undergraduate course in abstract algebra and covers the traditional theoretical aspects of groups, rings, and fields. Many applications are included, including coding theory and cryptography. The nature of the exercises ranges over several categories; computational, conceptual, and theoretical problems are included.
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by Marcel B. Finan - Arkansas Tech University
Contents: Concept of a Mapping; Composition; Binary Operations; Composition of Mappings as a Binary Operation; Definition and Examples of Groups; Permutation Groups; Subgroups; Symmetry Groups; Equivalence Relations; The Division Algorithm; etc.
by Anthony W. Knapp
Contents: Preliminaries about the Integers, Polynomials, and Matrices; Vector Spaces over Q, R, and C; Inner-Product Spaces; Groups and Group Actions; Theory of a Single Linear Transformation; Multilinear Algebra; Advanced Group Theory; etc.
by Donu Arapura - Purdue University
This book covers basic abstract algebra. Rather than spending a lot of time on axiomatics and serious theorem proving, the author wanted to spend more time with examples, simple applications and with making scenic detours.
by John A. Beachy, William D. Blair - Waveland
This text contains many of the definitions and theorems from the area of mathematics called abstract algebra. It is intended for undergraduates taking an abstract algebra class, as well as for students taking their first graduate algebra course.