Groups and Semigroups: Connections and Contrasts
by John Meakin
Publisher: University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2005
Number of pages: 40
In the present paper, I will discuss some of these connections between group theory and semigroup theory, and I will also discuss some rather surprising contrasts between the theories. While I will briefly mention some aspects of finite semigroup theory, regular semigroup theory, and the theory of linear algebraic monoids, I will focus primarily on the theory of inverse semigroups and its connections with geometric group theory.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by B.H. Neumann - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
As the title suggests, the aim was not a systematic treatment of infinite groups. Instead the author tried to present some of the methods and results that are new and look promising, and that have not yet found their way into the books.
by David M. Goldschmidt - American Mathematical Society
The book covers a set of interrelated topics, presenting a self-contained exposition of the algebra behind the Jones polynomial along with various excursions into related areas. Directed at graduate students and mathematicians.
by W. B. V. Kandasamy, F. Smarandache, M. K. Chetry - arXiv
This book defines new classes of groupoids, like matrix groupoid, polynomial groupoid, interval groupoid, and polynomial groupoid. This book introduces 77 new definitions substantiated and described by 426 examples and 150 theorems.
by Predrag Cvitanovic - Princeton University Press
A book on the theory of Lie groups for researchers and graduate students in theoretical physics and mathematics. It answers what Lie groups preserve trilinear, quadrilinear, and higher order invariants. Written in a lively and personable style.