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AuthorKiechle, Hubert. author
TitleTheory of K-Loops [electronic resource] / by Hubert Kiechle
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2002
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/b83276
Descript X, 186 p. online resource

SUMMARY

The book contains the first systematic exposition of the current known theory of K-loops, as well as some new material. In particular, big classes of examples are constructed. The theory for sharply 2-transitive groups is generalized to the theory of Frobenius groups with many involutions. A detailed discussion of the relativistic velocity addition based on the author's construction of K-loops from classical groups is also included. The first chapters of the book can be used as a text, the later chapters are research notes, and only partially suitable for the classroom. The style is concise, but complete proofs are given. The prerequisites are a basic knowledge of algebra such as groups, fields, and vector spaces with forms


CONTENT

Introduction -- Preliminaries -- Left Loops and Transversals -- The Left Inverse Property and Kikkawa Loops -- Isotopy Theory -- Nuclei and the Autotopism Group -- Bol Loops and K-Loops -- Frobenius Ggroups with Mmany Involutions -- Loops with Fibrations -- K-Loops from Classical Groups over Ordered Fields -- Relativistic Velocity Addition -- K-Loops from the General Linear Groups over Rings -- Derivations


Mathematics Group theory Mathematics Group Theory and Generalizations



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