A Course in the Theory of Groups (Graduate Texts in Mathematics v.80 2nd ed. 1996)

A Course in the Theory of Groups (Graduate Texts in Mathematics v.80 2nd ed. 1996)

By: Derek John Scott Robinson (author)Paperback

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"An excellent up-to-date introduction to the theory of groups. It is general yet comprehensive, covering various branches of group theory. The 15 chapters contain the following main topics: free groups and presentations, free products, decompositions, Abelian groups, finite permutation groups, representations of groups, finite and infinite soluble groups, group extensions, generalizations of nilpotent and soluble groups, finiteness properties." --ACTA SCIENTIARUM MATHEMATICARUM

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Contents

1 Fundamental Concepts of Group Theory.- 2 Free Groups and Presentations.- 3 Decompositions of a Group.- 4 Abelian Groups.- 5 Soluble and Nilpotent Groups.- 6 Free Groups and Free Products.- 7 Finite Permutation Groups.- 8 Representations of Groups.- 9 Finite Soluble Groups.- 10 The Transfer and Its Applications.- 11 The Theory of Group Extensions.- 12 Generalizations of Nilpotent and Soluble Groups.- 13 Subnormal Subgroups.- 14 Finiteness Properties.- 15 Infinite Soluble Groups.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/10/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780387944616
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 519
  • ID: 9780387944616
  • weight: 906
  • ISBN10: 0387944613
  • edition: 2nd ed. 1996

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