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Group theory text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Introductory Group theory textbook I am an Indian student currently in the eleventh grade.I haven't yet learned calculus(I am learning it ) but I would also like to study a ...
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Good introductory textbook for group theory [duplicate]

I am beginning to learn group theory (specifically finite groups) and I’m wondering which textbooks can help me. So any suggestions for introductory texts?
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What's a good beginner resource to learn group theory? [duplicate]

I'm interested in learning about the basics of group theory. My background is in statistics so I have barely any knowledge about group theory. I've had some work with proofs and I have also taken ...
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Reference request-Abstract algebra [duplicate]

I need a good book to study abstract algebra (group,ring, field) from basic.I have artin's , rotman's and dummit and Foote in my mind. But Artin's book is somewhat hard for me to understand. Please ...
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Introductory book for group theory: recommendations [duplicate]

I am interested in learning the basics of group theory. I know a few basic theorems like Lagrange, Cauchy etc., but nothing from group actions. What would you recommend?
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Group Theory for Beginners [duplicate]

I have studied maths at A-Level and have part of an Open University maths degree. I will be studying Group Theory next but I missed the registration deadline and now have to wait until October to ...
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What are some good books on group theory? [duplicate]

I want to self-study group theory. Does anyone have good recommendations for me?
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group theory for non-mathematicians

A very smart non-mathematician friend is looking to learn about groups, and I was wondering if people might have suggestions (this is NOT a duplicate of this question, since a textbook is not what I ...
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Choosing an advanced group theory text: concerns

In this question, An Introduction to the Theory of Groups by Rotman is recommended twice as a good second-course group theory text. However, after reading the reviews here, and seeing this pdf of ...
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Book on finite group theory, containing a sufficient number of examples

I read M.Isaacs book on finite group theory now and I find it quite interesting and well written. But also I feel that there are not enough examples (for me) in this book. Maybe there is another book ...
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Introductory Group Theory Book Recommendation [closed]

I am looking for an introductory book on group theory as I would like to know more about the subject. I am aware that this an extremely useful area of mathematics. What book would you suggest for a ...
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Can one construct a “Cayley diagram” that lacks only an inverse?

My group theory text asks for an example of a Cayley-like diagram that exhibits all the properties of a group except (only) that at least some elements lack an inverse. Is it possible to construct ...
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Introductory Analysis and Groups textbooks

I am doing an introductory analysis and groups course next semester and I have a couple of questions about books. The course textbook required is 'An introduction to Analysis' by W R Wade. Can anyone ...