**Galois Groups and Fundamental Groups**

by David Meredith

**Publisher**: San Francisco State University 1999**Number of pages**: 89

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(620KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Finite Rank Torsion Free Modules Over Dedekind Domains**

by

**E. Lee Lady**-

**University of Hawaii**

Contents: Modules Over Commutative Rings; Fundamentals; Rank-one Modules and Types; Quasi-Homomorphisms; The t-Socle and t-Radical; Butler Modules; Splitting Rings and Splitting Fields; Torsion Free Rings; Quotient Divisible Modules; etc.

(

**5292**views)

**Groups Around Us**

by

**Pavel Etingof**-

**Massachusetts Institute of Technology**

These are notes of a mini-course of group theory for high school students. This course covers the most basic parts of group theory with many applications. The notes contain many exercises, which are necessary for understanding the main text.

(

**466**views)

**Group theory for Maths, Physics and Chemistry**

by

**Arjeh Cohen, Rosane Ushirobira, Jan Draisma**

Symmetry plays an important role in chemistry and physics. Group captures the symmetry in a very efficient manner. We focus on abstract group theory, deal with representations of groups, and deal with some applications in chemistry and physics.

(

**9528**views)

**Notes on Categories and Groupoids**

by

**P. J. Higgins**-

**Van Nostrand Reinhold**

A self-contained account of the elementary theory of groupoids and some of its uses in group theory and topology. Category theory appears as a secondary topic whenever it is relevant to the main issue, and its treatment is by no means systematic.

(

**10136**views)