Introduction to Abstract Algebra, Second Edition presents abstract algebra as the main tool underlying discrete mathematics and the digital world. It avoids the usual groups first/rings first dilemma by introducing semigroups and monoids, the multiplicative structures of rings, along with groups.This new edition of a widely adopted textbook covers
Table of Contents
Numbers. Functions. Equivalence. Groups And Monoids. Homomorphisms. Rings. Fields. Factorization. Modules. Group Actions. Quasigroups.