Logo

An Introduction to the Theory of Groups of Finite Order

Large book cover: An Introduction to the Theory of Groups of Finite Order

An Introduction to the Theory of Groups of Finite Order
by

Publisher: Oxford Clarendon Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1517364175
Number of pages: 260

Description:
This book aims at introducing the reader to more advanced treatises and original papers on Groups of finite order. The subject requires for its study only an elementary knowledge of Algebra (especially Theory of Numbers), but the average student may nevertheless find the many excellent existing treatises rather stiff reading. I have tried to lighten for him the initial difficulties, and to show that even the most recent developments of pure Mathematics are not necessarily beyond the reach of the ordinary mathematical reader.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Notes on Categories and GroupoidsNotes on Categories and Groupoids
by - 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.
(9573 views)
Book cover: Algebraic Groups, Lie Groups, and their Arithmetic SubgroupsAlgebraic Groups, Lie Groups, and their Arithmetic Subgroups
by
This work is a modern exposition of the theory of algebraic group schemes, Lie groups, and their arithmetic subgroups. Algebraic groups are groups defined by polynomials. Those in this book can all be realized as groups of matrices.
(7292 views)
Book cover: Groups and Semigroups: Connections and ContrastsGroups and Semigroups: Connections and Contrasts
by - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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. I will focus primarily on the theory of inverse semigroups.
(4627 views)
Book cover: Symmetry Groups and Their ApplicationsSymmetry Groups and Their Applications
by - Academic Press
A beginning graduate level book on applied group theory. Only those aspects of group theory are treated which are useful in the physical sciences, but the mathematical apparatus underlying the applications is presented with a high degree of rigor.
(9145 views)