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Preliminaries
0.1 A Short Note on Proofs
0.2 Sets and Equivalence Relations
The Integers
1.1 Mathematical Induction
1.2 The Division Algorithm
2.1 The Integers mod n and Symmetries
2.2 Deﬁnitions and Examples
2.3 Subgroups
Cyclic Groups
3.1 Cyclic Subgroups
3.2 The Group C∗
3.3 The Method of Repeated Squares1
Permutation Groups
4.1 Deﬁnitions and Notation
4.2 The Dihedral Groups
5.1 Cosets
5.2 Lagrange’s Theorem
5.3 Fermat’s and Euler’s Theorems
6.1 Private Key Cryptography
6.2 Public Key Cryptography
Algebraic Coding Theory
7.1 Error-Detecting and Correcting Codes
7.2 Linear Codes
7.3 Parity-Check and Generator Matrices
7.4 Eﬃcient Decoding
Isomorphisms
8.1 Deﬁnition and Examples
8.2 Direct Products
9.1 Factor Groups and Normal Subgroups
9.2 Group Homomorphisms
9.3 The Isomorphism Theorems
10.1 Matrix Groups
10.2 Symmetry
The Structure of Groups
11.1 Finite Abelian Groups
11.2 Solvable Groups
12.1 Groups Acting on Sets
12.2 The Class Equation
12.3 Burnside’s Counting Theorem
The Sylow Theorems
13.1 The Sylow Theorems
13.2 Examples and Applications
14.1 Rings
14.2 Integral Domains and Fields
14.3 Ring Homomorphisms and Ideals
14.4 Maximal and Prime Ideals
14.5 An Application to Software Design
Polynomials
15.1 Polynomial Rings
15.2 The Division Algorithm
15.3 Irreducible Polynomials
Integral Domains
16.1 Fields of Fractions
16.2 Factorization in Integral Domains
17.1 Lattices
17.2 Boolean Algebras
17.3 The Algebra of Electrical Circuits
18.1 Deﬁnitions and Examples
18.2 Subspaces
18.3 Linear Independence
19.1 Extension Fields
19.2 Splitting Fields
19.3 Geometric Constructions
Finite Fields
20.1 Structure of a Finite Field
20.2 Polynomial Codes
21.1 Field Automorphisms
21.2 The Fundamental Theorem
21.3 Applications
Notation
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# Abstract Algebra

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Published by: Felipe Ortiz on Apr 21, 2012

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