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Title

Algebra: A Computational Introduction
Author

John Scherk
Book information

Publisher: CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL)
Copyright year: 2000
ISBN: 1584880643
Medium: Hardcover
Pages: 319
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Contents

Congruence | Permutations | Permutation Groups | Linear Groups | Groups | Subgroups | Symmetry Groups | Group Actions | Counting Formulas | Cosets | Sylow Subgroups | Simple Groups | Abelian Groups | Polynomial Rings | Symmetric Polynommials | Roots of Equations | Galois Groups | Quartics | The General Equation of the nth Degree | Solution by Radicals | Ruler-and-Compass Constructions | Appendix: Mathematica Commands | References | Index
Description

An algebra text for majors who require a strong background in mathematics, written for readers with a solid background in linear algebra. Each chapter builds on previous ones, from permutation groups, then linear groups and finally abstract groups. Mathematica is integrated throughout the book, with numerous exercises and downloads available to provide references for complex problems encountered in the field.
Subject

*Mathematics > Algebra > Group Theory