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Aspects of Galois Theory

Aspects of Galois Theory

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S. Abhyankar, P. Debes, J.-M. Couveignes, G. Frey, E. Kani, H. Volklein, M. Fried, D. Harbater, Y. Ihara, P. Mueller, H. Nakamura, J. G. Thompson
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  • Date Published: August 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521637473

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  • 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.

    • Indispensable for researchers in this area
    • Authors are top names
    • Exciting area
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    ' … an invaluable resource for all those whose research involves Galois theory.' Extrait de L'Enseignement Mathématique

    '… a volume with interesting methods, examples, attempts and seminal ideas around the Inverse Galois theory; full of ideas, and nice to read.' Niew Archief voor Wiskunde

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    • Date Published: August 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521637473
    • length: 292 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.4kg
    • availability: Available
  • 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.

  • Editors

    Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida

    J. G. Thompson, University of Florida

    David Harbater, University of Pennsylvania

    Peter Müller, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany


    S. Abhyankar, P. Debes, J.-M. Couveignes, G. Frey, E. Kani, H. Volklein, M. Fried, D. Harbater, Y. Ihara, P. Mueller, H. Nakamura, J. G. Thompson

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