Abstract Algebra: Theory and Applications
by Thomas Judson
Publisher: Virginia Commonwealth University Mathematics 2009
Number of pages: 428
This text is intended for a one- or two-semester undergraduate course in abstract algebra and covers the traditional theoretical aspects of groups, rings, and fields. Many applications are included, including coding theory and cryptography. The nature of the exercises ranges over several categories; computational, conceptual, and theoretical problems are included.
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by John Scherk - Chapman & Hall
The book emphasizes the computational aspects of modern abstract algebra. Author integrated the software Mathematica into the discussions -- especially in the group theory sections -- but is careful not to make any logical reliance on this software.
by Anthony W. Knapp - Birkhäuser
This book includes chapters on modern algebra which treat various topics in commutative and noncommutative algebra and provide introductions to the theory of associative algebras, homological algebras, algebraic number theory, and algebraic geometry.
by Peter J. Cameron - Queen Mary, University of London
After a short introductory chapter consisting mainly of reminders about such topics as functions, equivalence relations, matrices, polynomials and permutations, the notes fall into two chapters, dealing with rings and groups respectively.
by W. Edwin Clark - University of South Florida
This book is written as a one semester introduction to abstract algebra. Applications of abstract algebra are not discussed. A certain amount of mathematical maturity, some familiarity with basic set theory, calculus, and linear algebra, is assumed.