Author | Lam, T. Y. author |
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Title | A First Course in Noncommutative Rings [electronic resource] / by T. Y. Lam |

Imprint | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2001 |

Edition | Second Edition |

Connect to | http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8616-0 |

Descript | XIX, 388 p. online resource |

SUMMARY

A First Course in Noncommutative Rings, an outgrowth of the author's lectures at the University of California at Berkeley, is intended as a textbook for a one-semester course in basic ring theory. The material covered includes the Wedderburn-Artin theory of semisimple rings, Jacobson's theory of the radical, representation theory of groups and algebras, prime and semiprime rings, local and semilocal rings, perfect and semiperfect rings, etc. By aiming the level of writing at the novice rather than the connoisseur and by stressing th the role of examples and motivation, the author has produced a text that is suitable not only for use in a graduate course, but also for self- study in the subject by interested graduate students. More than 400 exercises testing the understanding of the general theory in the text are included in this new edition

CONTENT

1 Wedderburnโ{128}{148}Artin Theory -- 2 Jacobson Radical Theory -- 3 Introduction to Representation Theory -- 4 Prime and Primitive Rings -- 5 Introduction to Division Rings -- 6 Ordered Structures in Rings -- 7 Local Rings, Semilocal Rings, and Idempotents -- 8 Perfect and Semiperfect Rings -- References -- Name Index

Mathematics
Algebra
Mathematics
Algebra