A Course in Universal Algebra
by S. Burris, H.P. Sankappanavar
Publisher: Springer-Verlag 1982
Number of pages: 331
This text is not intended to be encyclopedic; rather, a few themes central to universal algebra have been developed suficiently to bring the reader to the brink of current research. The choice of topics most certainly reflects the authors' interests: a brief but substantial introduction to lattices, the most general and fundamental notions of universal algebra, a careful development of Boolean algebras, discriminator varieties, the introduction to some basic concepts, tools, and results of model theory.
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Part I of the book studies algebras which are relevant to logic. Part II deals with the methodology of solving logic problems by (i) translating them to algebra, (ii) solving the algebraic problem, and (iii) translating the result back to logic.
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