**An Introduction to Nonassociative Algebras**

by Richard D. Schafer

**Publisher**: Project Gutenberg 2008**ISBN/ASIN**: 0486688135**Number of pages**: 81

**Description**:

Concise study presents in a short space some of the important ideas and results in the theory of nonassociative algebras, with particular emphasis on alternative and (commutative) Jordan algebras. Written as an introduction for graduate students and other mathematicians meeting the subject for the first time.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(PDF, TeX)

## Similar books

**Abstract Algebra: The Basic Graduate Year**

by

**Robert B. Ash**

Text for a graduate course in abstract algebra, it covers fundamental algebraic structures (groups, rings, fields, modules), and maps between them. The text is written in conventional style, the book can be used as a classroom text or as a reference.

(

**16253**views)

**A Course in Universal Algebra**

by

**S. Burris, H.P. Sankappanavar**-

**Springer-Verlag**

Selected topics in universal algebra: an introduction to lattices, the most general notions of universal algebra, a careful development of Boolean algebras, discriminator varieties, the introduction to the basic concepts and results of model theory.

(

**19053**views)

**An Introduction to the Algebra of Quantics**

by

**E.B. Elliott**-

**The Clarendon Press**

The primary object of this book is that of explaining with all the clearness at my command the leading principles of invariant algebra, in the hope of making it evident to the junior student that the subject is attractive as well as important.

(

**7949**views)

**The Octonions**

by

**John C. Baez**-

**University of California**

The octonions are the largest of the four normed division algebras. The author describes them and their relation to Clifford algebras and spinors, Bott periodicity, projective and Lorentzian geometry, Jordan algebras, and the exceptional Lie groups.

(

**16645**views)