About the Author
Emil Artin was an Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent. Artin was one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. He is best known for his work on algebraic number theory, contributing largely to class field theory and a new construction of L-functions.
Table of ContentsPartial table of contents:
Theorems on Vector Spaces.
More Detailed Structure of Homomorphisms.
Duality and Pairing.
AFFINE AND PROJECTIVE GEOMETRY.
Dilations and Translations.
Construction of the Field.
The Fundamental Theorem of Projective Geometry.
The Projective Plane.
SYMPLECTIC AND ORTHOGONAL GEOMETRY.
Metric Structures on Vector Spaces.
Common Features of Orthogonal and Symplectic Geometry.
Geometry over Ordered Fields--Sylvester's Theorem.
THE GENERAL LINEAR GROUP.
The Structure of GLN(k).
Vector Spaces over Finite Fields.
THE STRUCTURE OF SYMPLECTIC AND ORTHOGONAL GROUPS.
The Orthogonal Group of Euclidean Space.
The Spinorial Norm.
The Structure of the Group ω(X).