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An Introduction to the Theory of Groups

Joseph J. Rotman
Publisher: 
Springer Verlag
Publication Date: 
1995
Number of Pages: 
540
Format: 
Hardcover
Edition: 
4
Series: 
Graduate Texts in Mathematics 148
Price: 
69.95
ISBN: 
0-387-94285-8
Category: 
Textbook
BLL Rating: 

The Basic Library List Committee considers this book essential for undergraduate mathematics libraries.

[Reviewed by
BLL Committee
, on
12/12/2008
]


Groups and Homomorphisms.- The Isomorphism Theorems.- Symmetric Groups and G-Sets.- The Sylow Theorems.- Normal Series.- Finite Direct Products.- Extensions and Cohomology.- Some Simple Linear Groups.- Permutations and Mathieu Groups.- Abelian Groups.- Free Groups and Free Products.- The Word Problem.- Appendices: Some Major Algebraic Systems.- Equivalence Relations and Equivalence Classes.- Functions.- Zorn's Lemma.- Countability.- Commutative Rings.- Bibliography.- Notation.- Index.

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