By Derek J. S. Robinson

This undergraduate textbook for a two-semester direction in summary algebra lightly introduces the primary constructions of contemporary algebra. Robinson (University of Illinois) defines the strategies at the back of units, teams, subgroups, teams performing on units, earrings, vector areas, box thought, and Galois idea

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CONTENTS

Preface ix

PART ONE 1

Chapter I units AND MAPS 3

I. units and Subsets 3

2. Maps S

3. Isomorphisms of units 7

4. Epimorphisms and Monomorphisms 8

S. the picture research of a Map 10

6. The Coimage research of a Map II

7. Description of Surjective Maps 12

8. Equivalence family 13

9. Cardinality of units IS

10. Ordered units 16

II. Axiom of selection 17

12. items and Sums of units 20

Exercises 23

Chapter 2 MONOIDS AND teams 27

1. Monoids 27

2. Morphisms of Monoids 30

3. distinct kinds of Morphisms 32

4. Analyses of Morphisms 37

5. Description of Surjective Morphisms 39

6. teams and Morphisms of teams 41

7. Kernels of Morphisms of teams 43

8. teams of Fractions 49

9. The Integers 55

10. Finite and countless units 57

Exercises 64

Chapter three different types 75

1. different types 75

2. Morphisms 79

3. items and Sums 82

Exercises 85

Chapter four jewelry 99

1. classification of earrings 99

2. Polynomial jewelry 103

3. Analyses of Ring Morphisms 107

4. beliefs 112

5. items of jewelry 115

Exercises 116

PART 127

Chapter five distinctive FACTORIZATION domain names 129

I. Divisibility 130

2. imperative domain names 133

3. precise Factorization domain names 138

4. Divisibility in UFD\'s 140

5. vital excellent domain names 147

6. issue jewelry of PID\'s 152

7. Divisors 155

8. Localization in imperative domain names 159

9. A Criterion for particular Factorization 164

10. whilst R [X] is a UFD 169

Exercises 171

Chapter 6 common MODULE concept 176

1. class of Modules over a hoop 178

2. The Composition Maps in Mod(R) 183

3. Analyses of R-Module Morphisms 185

4. targeted Sequences 193

5. Isomorphism Theorems 201

6. Noetherian and Artinian Modules 206

7. loose R-Modules 210

8. Characterization of department jewelry 216

9. Rank of unfastened Modules 221

10. Complementary Submodules of a Module 224

11. Sums of Modules 231

CONTENTS vII

12. swap of jewelry 239

13. Torsion Modules over PID\'s 242

14. items of Modules 246

Exercises 248

Chapter 7 SEMISIMPLE earrings AND MODULES 266

I. easy earrings 266

2. Semisimple Modules 271

3. Projective Modules 276

4. the other Ring 280

Exercises 283

Chapter eight ARTINIAN earrings 289

1. Idempotents in Left Artinian jewelry 289

2. the unconventional of a Left Artinian Ring 294

3. the unconventional of an Arbitrary Ring 298

Exercises 302

PART 3 311

Chapter nine LOCALIZATION AND TENSOR items 313

1. Localization of jewelry 313

2. Localization of Modules 316

3. functions of Localization 320

4. Tensor items 323

5. Morphisms of Tensor items 328

6. in the neighborhood unfastened Modules 334

Exercises 337

Chapter 10 vital excellent domain names 351

I. Submodules of loose Modules 352

2. unfastened Submodules of unfastened Modules 355

3. Finitely Generated Modules over PID\'s 359

4. Injective Modules 363

5. the elemental Theorem for PID\'s 366

Exercises 371

Chapter II purposes OF basic THEOREM 376

I. Diagonalization 376

2. Determinants 380

3. Mat rices 387

4. extra purposes of the elemental Theorem 391

5. Canonical varieties 395

Exercises forty I

PART 4 413

Chapter 12 ALGEBRAIC box EXTENSIONS 415

1. Roots of Polynomials 415

2. Algebraic components 420

3. Morphisms of Fields 425

4. Separability 430

5. Galois Extensions 434

Exercises 440

Chapter thirteen DEDEKIND domain names 445

I. Dedekind domain names 445

2. vital Extensions 449

3. Characterizations of Dedekind domain names 454

4. beliefs 457

5. Finitely Generated Modules over Dedekind domain names 462

Exercises 463

Index 469

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Suppose that G is a group with finite order n and its elements are ordered in some fixed manner, say as g1 , g2 , . . , gn . The group operation of G can be displayed in its multiplication table; this is the n × n array M whose (i, j ) entry is gi gj . Thus the i-th row of M is gi g1 , gi g2 , . . , gi gn . From the multiplication table the product of any pair of group elements can be determined. 1). The same is true of the columns of M. What this means is that each group element appears exactly once in each row and exactly once in each column of the array, that is, M is a latin square.

From the multiplication table the product of any pair of group elements can be determined. 1). The same is true of the columns of M. What this means is that each group element appears exactly once in each row and exactly once in each column of the array, that is, M is a latin square. 4. As an example, consider the group whose elements are the identity permutation 1 and the permutations a = (12)(34), b = (13)(24), c = ((14)(23). 7). The multiplication table of this group is the 4 × 4 array 1 a b c 1 1 a b c a a 1 c b b b c 1 a c c b a 1 Powers of group elements.

Pr = qr , and r = s, after a possible further relabelling of the qj ’s. So the result is proven. A convenient expression for an integer n > 1 is n = p1e1 . . pke1 where the pi are distinct primes and ei > 0. 7). Finally, we prove a famous theorem of Euclid on the infinity of primes. 8) There exist infinitely many prime numbers. Proof. Suppose this is false and let p1 , p2 , . . , pk be the list of all primes. The trick is to produce a prime that is not on the list. To do this put n = p1 p2 .