bibliography for group theory

References for Group Theory
The following are excellent sources for the indicated areas in Group Theory.

Foundations, MSC 20A

  1. 1.

    David S. Dummit, Richard M. Foote, Abstract Algebra, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1999

  2. 2.

    I. N. Herstein, Topics in AlgebraPlanetmathPlanetmath, Xerox College Publishing, 1975.

    A classic undergraduate textbook introducing groups, rings, fields, and linear algebra.

  3. 3.

    Serge Lang, Algebra, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1997.

    A textbook covering a broad range of topics in algebra; some emphasis is placed on the parts of algebra most useful in algebraic geometryMathworldPlanetmathPlanetmath. In particular, basic homological algebra and basic category theoryMathworldPlanetmathPlanetmathPlanetmath are well covered.

  4. 4.

    John S. Rose, A Course on Group Theory, Dover Publications, New York, 1994.

  5. 5.

    Thomas W. Hungerford, Algebra, Springer-Verlag Graduate Texts in Mathematics 73, 1974.

    Covers all of algebra from a more classical viewpoint; when dealing with rings, the focus is on noncommutative rings. Only two chapters on group theory are present. A brief discussion of categoriesMathworldPlanetmath is included.

  6. 6.

    Joseph J. Rotman, An Introduction to the Theory of Groups, fourth edition, Springer-Verlag Graduate Texts in Mathematics 148, 1994.

    A thorough introduction to the theory of groups. Emphasis is on groups with no further structure; includes a chapter on computability issues and the word problem.

Applications and books on line, MSC: 81R05,81R10

  1. 1.

    Predrag Cvitanovic, Group Theory, line

  2. 2.

    Michael Tinkham, Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics, line

  3. 3.

    Morton Hamermesh, Group Theory and Physical Applications, line

  4. 4.

    Emil Artin Galois Theory line

Title bibliography for group theory
Canonical name BibliographyForGroupTheory
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Classification msc 81R05
Classification msc 81R10
Classification msc 20-00