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Algebra, K-theory, groups, and education : on the occasion of Hyman Bass's 65th birthday

Author: Hyman Bass; T Y Lam; Andy R Magid
Publisher: Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, ©1999.
Series: Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society), v. 243.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes expositions of key developments in commutative and non-commutative algebra, algebraic $K$-theory, infinite group theory, and applications of algebra to topology. This book contains articles  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hyman Bass; T Y Lam; Andy R Magid
ISBN: 0821810871 9780821810873
OCLC Number: 42290528
Description: ix, 238 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: On the occasion of the 65th birthday of Hyman Bass / John Ewing --
A professional autobiography / Hyman Bass --
Crossing boundaries to examine the mathematics entailed in elementary teaching / Deborah Loewenberg Ball --
Bass's work on the Jacobian conjecture / Edward Formanek --
Torsion in genus class groups / Robert M. Guralnick and Christopher J. Pappacena --
Hyman Bass and ubiquity: Gorenstein rings / Craig Huneke --
A salute to Euler and Dickson on the occasion of Hy's 65th birthday / Irving Kaplansky --
Bass's work in ring theory and projective modules / T.Y. Lam --
One for almost all: generation of SL(n, p) by subsets of SL(n, Z) / Alexander Lubotzky --
Deformations of representations / Andy R. Magid --
Trees, lattices and commensurators / Shahar Mozes --
A survey of obstruction theory for projective modules of top rank / M. Pavaman Murthy --
The congruence subgroup problem / A.S. Rapinchuk --
Three-manifold topography and the tree for PSL₂: the Smith conjecture and beyond / Peter B. Shalen --
The development of algebraic K-theory before 1980 / Charles A. Weibel.
Series Title: Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society), v. 243.
Responsibility: T.Y. Lam, A.R. Magid, editors.

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