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Fundamental structures of algebra and discrete mathematics

Author: Stephan Foldes
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Structures are defined by laws of composition, rules of generation, and relations. The objects on which these laws operate may be numbers, geometric objects like points and lines, or abstract symbols. Algebra is the study of mathematical laws, with a search for general principles that do not depend on what the objects are. Fundamental Structures of Algebra and Discrete Mathematics is an introduction to the twelve  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Foldes
ISBN: 0471571806 9780471571803
OCLC Number: 28294690
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Description: xv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 3. Greedy Optimization Procedures --
X. Topological Spaces. 1. Filters. 2. Closure, Convergence, and Continuity. 3. Distances and Entourages --
XI. Universal Algebras. 1. Homomorphisms and Congruences. 2. Algebra of Syntax. 3. Truth and Formal Proof --
XII. Categories.
Responsibility: Stephan Foldes.
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Introduces and clarifies the basic theories of 12 structural concepts, offering a fundamental theory of groups, rings and other algebraic structures. Identifies essentials and describes  Read more...

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