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Skew field : theory of general division rings

Skew field : theory of general division rings

Author: Paul Moritz Cohn
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications, vol. 57.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Based on the author's LMS lecture note volume Skew Field Constructions, the present work offers a comprehensive account of skew fields. Numerous exercises test the reader's understanding, presenting  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Moritz Cohn
ISBN: 0521432170 9780521432177
OCLC Number: 440363171
Description: XV, 500 str. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface; From the preface to Skew Field Constructions; Note to the reader; Prologue; 1. Rings and their fields of fractions; 2. Skew polynomial rings and power series rings; 3. Finite skew field extensions and applications; 4. Localization; 5. Coproducts of fields; 6. General skew fields; 7. Rational relations and rational identities; 8. Equations and singularities; 9. Valuations and orderings on skew fields; Standard notations; List of special notations used throughout the text; Bibliography and author index; Subject index.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications, vol. 57.
Responsibility: P.M. Cohn.


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Review of the hardback: '... the first book on this theme and will be the basis of any future development in this field.' J. Schoissengeier, Monatshefte fur Mathematik Review of the hardback: 'While Read more...

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