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#### Schaum's Easy Outline Intermediate Algebra

McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 10.00What could be better than the bestselling Schaum's Outline series? For students looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, it would have to be Schaum's Easy Outline series. Every book in this series is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its predecessor. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, each new title features a streamlined... more...

#### Classes of Finite Groups

Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 92.34Many group theorists all over the world have been trying in the last twenty-five years to extend and adapt the magnificent methods of the Theory of Finite Soluble Groups to the more ambitious universe of all finite groups. This is a natural progression after the classification of finite simple groups but the achievements in this area are scattered... more...

#### Italian Mathematics Between the Two World Wars

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 106.14During the first decades of the last century Italian mathematics was considered to be the third national school due to its importance and the high level of its numerous - searchers. The decision to organize the 1908 International Congress of Mathematicians in Rome (after those in Paris and Heidelberg) confirmed this position. Qualified Italian universities... more...

#### The Algebra of Secondary Cohomology Operations

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 106.14The algebra of primary cohomology operations computed by the well-known Steenrod algebra is one of the most powerful tools of algebraic topology. This book computes the algebra of secondary cohomology operations which enriches the structure of the Steenrod algebra in a new and unexpected way. The book solves a long-standing problem on the algebra... more...

#### Extremum Problems for Eigenvalues of Elliptic Operators

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 45.64Problems linking the shape of a domain or the coefficients of an elliptic operator to the sequence of its eigenvalues are among the most fascinating of mathematical analysis. In this book, we focus on extremal problems. For instance, we look for a domain which minimizes or maximizes a given eigenvalue of the Laplace operator with various boundary... more...

#### Eigenvalues, Inequalities, and Ergodic Theory

Springer London 2006; US$ 79.61The first and only book to make this research available in the West Concise and accessible: proofs and other technical matters are kept to a minimum to help the non-specialist Each chapter is self-contained to make the book easy-to-use more...

#### Basic Notions of Algebra

Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 127.37§22. K-theory 230 A. Topological X-theory 230 Vector bundles and the functor Vec(X). Periodicity and the functors KJX). K(X) and t the infinite-dimensional linear group. The symbol of an elliptic differential operator. The index theorem. B. Algebraic K-theory 234 The group of classes of projective modules. K , K and K of a ring. K of a field and o... more...

#### Einführung in die Kombinatorik

De Gruyter 2003; US$ 37.10Ziel des Buches ist eine elementare Einführung in ausgewählte Teile der Kombinatorik. Dabei werden zusätzlich zur Darstellung der Grundlagen in jedem Kapitel exemplarisch einige tiefer liegende Resultate vollständig bewiesen. Das Buch will dem interessierten Nichtspezialisten den Reiz der Kombinatorik nahe bringen, ohne eine systematische... more...

#### Finite Groups 2003

De Gruyter 2004; US$ 253.71This is a volume of research articles related to finite groups. Topics covered include the classification of finite simple groups, the theory of p -groups, cohomology of groups, representation theory and the theory of buildings and geometries. As well as more than twenty original papers on the latest developments, which will be of... more...

#### An Introduction to Abstract Algebra

De Gruyter 2003; US$ 53.02This is a high level introduction to abstract algebra which is aimed at readers whose interests lie in mathematics and in the information and physical sciences. In addition to introducing the main concepts of modern algebra, the book contains numerous applications, which are intended to illustrate the concepts and to convince the reader of the utility... more...