# Algebra 2 [electronic resource] :Linear Algebra, Galois Theory, Representation theory, Group extensions and Schur Multiplier /

##### by Lal, Ramji [aut]; SpringerLink (Online service).

Material type: BookSeries: Infosys Science Foundation Series in Mathematical Sciences.Singapore : Springer Singapore : 2017.Edition: 1st ed. 2017.Description: XVIII, 432 p. online resource.ISBN: 9789811042560.Subject(s): Matrix theory | Algebra | Associative rings | Rings (Algebra) | Commutative algebra | Commutative rings | Nonassociative rings | Group theory | Number theory | Linear and Multilinear Algebras, Matrix Theory | Associative Rings and Algebras | Commutative Rings and Algebras | Non-associative Rings and Algebras | Group Theory and Generalizations | Number TheoryDDC classification: 512.5 Online resources: Click here to access onlineItem type | Current location | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode |
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Chapter 1. Vector Space -- Chapter 2. Matrices and Linear Equations -- Chapter 3. Linear Transformations -- Chapter 4. Inner Product Space -- Chapter 5. Determinants and Forms -- Chapter 6. Canonical Forms, Jordan and Rational Forms -- Chapter 7. General Linear Algebra -- Chapter 8. Field Theory, Galois Theory -- Chapter 9. Representation Theory of Finite Groups -- Chapter 10. Group Extensions and Schur Multiplier.

This is the second in a series of three volumes dealing with important topics in algebra. Volume 2 is an introduction to linear algebra (including linear algebra over rings), Galois theory, representation theory, and the theory of group extensions. The section on linear algebra (chapters 1–5) does not require any background material from Algebra 1, except an understanding of set theory. Linear algebra is the most applicable branch of mathematics, and it is essential for students of science and engineering As such, the text can be used for one-semester courses for these students. The remaining part of the volume discusses Jordan and rational forms, general linear algebra (linear algebra over rings), Galois theory, representation theory (linear algebra over group algebras), and the theory of extension of groups follow linear algebra, and is suitable as a text for the second and third year students specializing in mathematics. .

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