Contemporary Abstract Algebra

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Cengage Learning, Jan 8, 2009 - Mathematics - 656 pages
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Contemporary Abstract Algebra 7/e provides a solid introduction to the traditional topics in abstract algebra while conveying to students that it is a contemporary subject used daily by working mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, and chemists. The text includes numerous figures, tables, photographs, charts, biographies, computer exercises, and suggested readings giving the subject a current feel which makes the content interesting and relevant for students.
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Herstein for the mathematics undergrad. Gallian for the armchair mathematician. Read full review

Contents

Integers and Equivalence Relations
1
Groups
27
Rings
235
Fields
343
Special Topics
401
Selected Answers
1
Text Credits
40
Photo Credits
42
Index of Mathematicians
43
Index of Terms
45
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Joseph Gallian earned his PhD from Notre Dame. In addition to receiving numerous awards for his teaching and exposition, he served, first, as the Second Vice President, and, then, as the President of the MAA. He has served on 40 national committees, chairing ten of them. He has published over 100 articles and authored six books. Numerous articles about his work have appeared in the national news outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and Newsweek, among many others.

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