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ISBN-10: 3540642439

ISBN-13: 9783540642435

Edition: 1989

Authors: Nicolas Bourbaki

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This is the softcover reprint of the English translation of 1974 (available from Springer since 1989) of the first 3 chapters of Bourbaki's 'Algbre'. It gives a thorough exposition of the fundamentals of general, linear and multilinear algebra. The first chapter introduces the basic objects: groups, actions, rings, fields. The second chapter studies the properties of modules and linear maps, especially with respect to the tensor product and duality constructions. The third chapter investigates algebras, in particular tensor algebras. Determinants, norms, traces and derivations are also studied.
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List price: $64.99
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
Publication date: 8/3/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 709
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Nicolas Bourbaki is the pseudonym for a group of mathematicians that included Henri Cartan, Claude Chevalley, Jean Dieudonne, and Andres Weil. Mostly French, they emphasized an axiomatic and abstract treatment on all aspects of modern mathematics in Elements de mathematique. The first volume of Elements appeared in 1939. Subsequently, a wide variety of topics have been covered, including works on set theory, algebra, general topology, functions of a real variable, topological vector spaces, and integration. One of the goals of the Bourbaki series is to make the logical structure of mathematical concepts as transparent and intelligible as possible. The books listed below are typical of…    

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