From Natural Numbers to Quaternions

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Authors: Jürg Kramer, Anna-Maria von Pippich
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 288
Language: english
Year: 2017
ISBN 10: Unknown
ISBN 13: 978-3-319-69429-0
Series: Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

This textbook offers an invitation to modern algebra through number systems of increasing complexity, beginning with the natural numbers and culminating with Hamilton's quaternions.Along the way, the authors carefully develop the necessary concepts and methods from abstract algebra: monoids, groups,...