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A course in group theory

by J. F. Humphreys

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn F. Humphreys.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,279p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22066132M
ISBN 100198534590

The book provides a balanced and comprehensive account of the subject, detailing the methods needed to analyze representations that arise in many areas of mathematics. Key topics include the construction and use of character tables, the role of induction and restriction, projective and simple modules for group algebras, indecomposable Cited by: 8. A Course on Finite Groups introduces the fundamentals of group theory to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Based on a series of lecture courses developed by the author over many years, the book starts with the basic definitions and examples and develops the theory to the point where a number of classic theorems can be proved.

e-books in Group Theory category An Elementary Introduction to Group Theory by M. E. Charkani - AMS, The theory of groups is a branch of mathematics in which we study the concept of binaryoperations. Group theory has many applications in physics and chemistry, and is potentially applicable in any situation characterized by symmetry. than ordinary character theory to be understood. This book is written for students who are studying nite group representation theory beyond the level of a rst course in abstract algebra. It has arisen out of notes for courses given at the second-year graduate level at the University of Minnesota. My aim has been to write the book for the Size: 1MB.

Group theory also has important applications in mathematics and mathematical physics. For example, the theory of elementary particles and their interactions can in . If you are looking for an introductory book on group theory, I suggest Herstein or Dummit & Foote, but for an intermediate to advanced group theory student, you can't do much better. Marshall Hall is an excellent mathematician who writes an excellent book, full of examples and expository that makes for the book being a good read, and an.


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Subgroups 11 4. Generators 14 5. Cyclic groups 16 6. Cosets and Lagrange’s Theorem 19 7. Normal subgroups and quotient groups 23 8. Isomorphism Theorems 26 9. Direct products 29 Group actions 34 Sylow’s Theorems 38 Applications of Sylow’s.

"An excellent up-to-date introduction to the theory of groups. It is general yet comprehensive, covering various branches of group theory. The 15 chapters contain the following main topics: free groups and presentations, free products, decompositions, Abelian groups, finite permutation groups, representations of groups, finite and infinite soluble groups, group extensions,/5.

An undergraduate “abstract algebra” course. COMPUTER ALGEBRA PROGRAMS GAP is an open source computer algebra program, emphasizing computational group theory. To get started with GAP, I recommend going to Alexander Hulpke’s pageherewhere you will find versions of GAP for both Windows and Macs and a guide “Abstract Algebra in GAP”.File Size: KB.

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The goal of this book is to present several central topics in geometric group theory, primarily related to the large scale geometry of infinite groups and spaces on which such groups act, and to illustrate them with fundamental theorems such as Gromov’s Theorem on groups of polynomial growth.

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Emphasizing classification themes throughout, the book gives a clear and comprehensive introduction to groups and covers all topics likely to be encountered in an undergraduate course.