Elementary Abstract Algebra
by W. Edwin Clark
Publisher: University of South Florida 2001
Number of pages: 105
This book is written as a one semester introduction to abstract algebra. The author does not spend a lot of time with background material, he goes directly into the subject matter. Applications of abstract algebra are not discussed, the thought processes one learns in this text is more valuable than the subject matter. Some familiarity with basic set theory, calculus, and linear algebra, is assumed.
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by Anthony W. Knapp
Contents: Preliminaries about the Integers, Polynomials, and Matrices; Vector Spaces over Q, R, and C; Inner-Product Spaces; Groups and Group Actions; Theory of a Single Linear Transformation; Multilinear Algebra; Advanced Group Theory; etc.
by Edwin H. Connell
Covers abstract algebra in general, with the focus on linear algebra, intended for students in mathematics, physical sciences, and computer science. The presentation is compact, but still somewhat informal. The proofs of many theorems are omitted.
by Maya Mohsin Ahmed
The focus of this book is applications of Abstract Algebra to polynomial systems. It explores basic problems like polynomial division, solving systems of polynomials, formulas for roots of polynomials, counting integral roots of equations, etc.
by Justin Hill, Chris Thron - Texas A&M University
This book is our best effort at making Abstract Algebra as down-to earth as possible. We use concrete mathematical structures such as the complex numbers, integers mod n, symmetries to introduce some of the beautifully general ideas of group theory.