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Galois Groups and Fundamental Groups

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Galois Groups and Fundamental Groups
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Publisher: San Francisco State University
Number of pages: 89

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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 at least one course in algebra and analysis.

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