Algebra: A Computational Introduction
by John Scherk
Publisher: Chapman & Hall 2000
Number of pages: 419
The book emphasizes the computational aspects of modern abstract algebra. Author has 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.
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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.
by Marcel B. Finan - Arkansas Tech University
Contents: Concept of a Mapping; Composition; Binary Operations; Composition of Mappings as a Binary Operation; Definition and Examples of Groups; Permutation Groups; Subgroups; Symmetry Groups; Equivalence Relations; The Division Algorithm; etc.
by Paul Garrett
The text covers basic algebra of polynomials, induction, sets, counting principles, integers, unique factorization into primes, Sun Ze's theorem, good algorithm for exponentiation, Fermat's little theorem, Euler's theorem, public-key ciphers, etc.
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.