The Theory of Infinite Soluble Groups

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Overview

The central concept in this monograph is that of a soluable group - a group which is built up from abelian groups by repeatedly forming group extenstions. It covers all the major areas, including finitely generated soluble groups, soluble groups of finite rank, modules over group rings, algorithmic problems, applications of cohomology, and finitely presented groups, while remaining failry strictly within the boundaries of soluable group theory. An up-to-date survey of the area aimed at research students and academic algebraists and group theorists, it is a compendium of information that will be especially useful as a reference work for researchers in the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198507284
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 10/21/2004
  • Series: Oxford Mathematical Monographs Series
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Oxford University

University of Illinois, Urbana

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Basic Results on Soluble and Nilpotent Groups
2. Nilpotent Groups
3. Soluble Linear Groups
4. The Theory of Finitely Generated Soluble Groups I
5. Soluble Groups of Finite Rank
6. Finiteness Conditions on Abelian Subgroups
7. The Theory of Finitely Generated Soluble Groups II
8. Centrality in Finitely Generated Soluble Groups
9. Algorithmic Theories of Finitely Generated Soluble Groups
10. Cohomological Methods in Infinite Soluble Group Theory
11. Finitely Presented Soluble Groups
12. Subnormality and Solubility
Bibliography
Index of Authors
Index

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