Ten Chapters of the Algebraical Art
by Peter J. Cameron
Publisher: Queen Mary, University of London 2007
Number of pages: 108
These notes are intended for an introduction to algebra. The text is intended as a first introduction to the ideas of proof and abstraction in mathematics, as well as to the concepts of abstract algebra (groups and rings).
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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 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.
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 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.