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 W. Edwin Clark - University of South Florida
This book is written as a one semester introduction to abstract algebra. Applications of abstract algebra are not discussed. A certain amount of mathematical maturity, some familiarity with basic set theory, calculus, and linear algebra, is assumed.
by D. S. Malik, John N. Mordeson, M.K. Sen - Creighton University
This book is intended for a one-year introductory course in abstract algebra with some topics of an advanced level. We give a rigorous treatment of the fundamentals of abstract algebra with numerous examples to illustrate the concepts.
by Edwin H. Connell
Covers abstract algebra in general, with the focus on linear algebra, intended for students in mathematics, physical sciences, and computer science. The presentation is compact, but still somewhat informal. The proofs of many theorems are omitted.
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.