5 edition of **A course in the theory of groups** found in the catalog.

A course in the theory of groups

Derek J. S. Robinson

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Published
**1995** by Springer-Verlag in New York, London .

Written in English

- Group theory.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Derek J.S. Robinson. |

Series | Graduate texts in mathematics -- 80 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA174.2 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvii, 499 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 499 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21346858M |

ISBN 10 | 0387944613 |

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The book stresses the unity of group theory and draws attention to connections with other areas Cited by: This textbook for advanced courses in group theory focuses on finite groups, with emphasis on the idea of group actions.

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Presupposing only a basic knowledge of modern algebra, it introduces the reader to the different branches of group theory and to its principal accomplishments/5. A Course in the Theory of Groups is a comprehensive introduction to the theory of groups - finite and infinite, commutative and non-commutative.

Presupposing only a basic knowledge of modern algebra, it introduces the reader to the different branches of group theory and to its principal accomplishments. While stressing the unity of group theory, the book also draws attention to connections 4/5(3).

Nor is the use of groups confined to pure mathematics. Quantum theory, molecular and atomic structure, and crystallography are just a few of the areas of science in which the idea of a group as a measure of symmetry has played an important part. The theory of groups is the oldest branch of modern algebra.

A Course in the Theory of Groups is a comprehensive introduction to general group theory. Presupposing only a basic knowledge of abstract algebra, it introduces the reader to the different branches of group theory and their principal accomplishments. Geometric Group Theory Preliminary Version Under revision.

The goal of this book is to present several central topics in geometric group theory, primarily related to the large scale geometry of infinite groups and spaces on which such groups act, and to illustrate them with fundamental theorems such as Gromov’s Theorem on groups of polynomial growth.

The theory of groups of ﬁnite order may be said to date from the time of Cauchy. To him are due the ﬁrst attempts at classiﬁcation with a view to forming a theory from a number of isolated facts. Galois introduced into the theory the exceedingly important idea of a [normal] sub-group, and the corresponding division of groups into simple.

This introduction to group theory is also an attempt to make this important work better known. Emphasizing classification themes throughout, the book gives a clear and comprehensive introduction to groups and covers all topics likely to be encountered in an undergraduate course.4/5(1).

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Personally, I dislike Armstrong's book Groups and Symmetry; his style is too informal to my taste, and definitions are hidden in the text. A concise, clear one is Humprhey's A Course in Group Theory, it gets you quickly to the core of the subject.

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This introduction to group theory is also an attempt to make this important work better known. Emphasizing classification themes throughout, the book gives a clear and comprehensive introduction to groups and covers all topics likely to be encountered in an undergraduate course.

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Of course, more web items could be added later. GROUP THEORY (MATH ) COURSE NOTES CONTENTS 1. Basics 3 2. Homomorphisms 7 3. Subgroups 11 4. Generators 14 5. Cyclic groups 16 6. Cosets and Lagrange’s Theorem 19 7. Normal subgroups and quotient groups 23 8. Isomorphism Theorems 26 9. Direct products 29 Group actions 34 Sylow’s Theorems 38 Applications of Sylow’s.

at least in the theory of ﬁnite groups on which this course focuses, there is no comparable theory of maps. A theory exist mostly for maps into matrix groups (such maps are called linear representation and will not be studied in this course).

While we shall deﬁne such maps (called homomorphisms) between groups in general, there will be. Sometimes it’s best to work with explicitly with certain groups, considering their ele-ments as matrices, functions, numbers, congruence classes or whatever they are, but \pure" group theory is more often concerned with structural properties of groups.

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This book arose out of course notes for a fourth year undergraduate/ rst year graduate course that I taught at Carleton University. The goal was to present group representation theory at a level that is accessible to students who have not yet studied module theory and.

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In both cases we felt unable to treat these two themes in an adequate way within the framework of this book. For the more important results proved or mentioned in this book we tried. There is a book titled "Group theory and Physics" by Sternberg that covers the basics, including crystal groups, Lie groups, representations.

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