Why are Braids Orderable?
by Patrick Dehornoy, at al.
Number of pages: 206
In the decade since the discovery that Artin's braid groups enjoy a left-invariant linear ordering, several quite different approaches have been applied to understand this phenomenon. This book is an account of those approaches, involving self-distributive algebra, uniform finite trees, combinatorial group theory, mapping class groups, laminations, and hyperbolic geometry.
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by Leila Schneps - Cambridge University Press
This book contains eight articles which focus on presenting recently developed new aspects of the theory of Galois groups and fundamental groups, avoiding classical aspects which have already been developed at length in the standard literature.
by Wilberd van der Kallen - Springer
The course given by the author in 1992 explains the solution by O. Mathieu of some conjectures in the representation theory of arbitrary semisimple algebraic groups. The conjectures concern filtrations of 'standard' representations.
by David Meredith - San Francisco State University
This course brings together two areas of mathematics that each concern symmetry -- symmetry in algebra, in the case of Galois theory; and symmetry in geometry, in the case of fundamental groups. Prerequisites are courses in algebra and analysis.
by J. S. Milne
Contents: Basic Definitions and Results; Free Groups and Presentations; Coxeter Groups; Automorphisms and Extensions; Groups Acting on Sets; The Sylow Theorems; Subnormal Series; Solvable and Nilpotent Groups; Representations of Finite Groups.