Aspects of Galois Theory

Aspects of Galois Theory

by Helmut Voelklein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521637473

ISBN-13: 9780521637473

Pub. Date: 09/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Galois theory is a central part of algebra, dealing with symmetries between solutions of algebraic equations in one variable. This collection of papers brings together articles from some of the world's leading experts in this field. Topics center around the Inverse Galois Problem, comprising the full range of methods and approaches in this area, making this an

Overview

Galois theory is a central part of algebra, dealing with symmetries between solutions of algebraic equations in one variable. This collection of papers brings together articles from some of the world's leading experts in this field. Topics center around the Inverse Galois Problem, comprising the full range of methods and approaches in this area, making this an invaluable resource for all those whose research involves Galois theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521637473
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2014
Series:
London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series, #256
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Galois theory of semilinear transformations S. Abhyankar; 2. Some arithmetic properties of algebraic covers P. Debes; 3. Tools for the computation of algebraic covers J.-M. Couveignes; 4. Infinite towers of unramified curve covers defined over a number field G. Frey, E. Kani and H. Volklein; 5. Modular towers of noncongruence curves M. Fried; 6. Embedding problems and adding branch points D. Harbater; 7. On beta and gamma functions associated with the Grothendieck–Teichmüller group Y. Ihara; 8. Arithmetically exceptional functions and elliptic curves P. Mueller; 9. Tangential base points and Eisenstein power series H. Nakamura; 10. Braid-abelian tuples in Sp(p,n) J. G. Thompson and H. Volklein.

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