Galois Groups and Fundamental Groups
by David Meredith
Publisher: San Francisco State University 1999
Number of pages: 89
This course brings together two areas of mathematics that each concern symmetry -- symmetry in algebra, in the case of Galois theory; and symmetry in geometry, in the case of fundamental groups. Prerequisites are at least one course in algebra and analysis.
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