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By David S. Dummit, Richard M. Foote

"Widely acclaimed algebra textual content. This publication is designed to offer the reader perception into the facility and sweetness that accrues from a wealthy interaction among diversified parts of arithmetic. The publication rigorously develops the idea of alternative algebraic buildings, starting from uncomplicated definitions to a few in-depth effects, utilizing various examples and routines to assist the reader's realizing. during this approach, readers achieve an appreciation for a way mathematical buildings and their interaction bring about robust effects and insights in a few diverse settings."

Covers primarily all undergraduate algebra. Searchable DJVU.

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Invertible matrices turn up when we relate two bases of a vector space. An invertible matrix converts one basis into another, and this same matrix is used to describe the way in which the matrix of an 24 Representations and characters of groups endomorphism depends upon the basis. 24) below. 23 De®nition Let v1 , . . , v n be a basis B of the vector space V, and let v91 , . . , v9n be a basis B 9 of V. Then for 1 < i < n, v9i t i1 v1 X X X tin v n for certain scalars tij . The n 3 n matrix T (tij ) is invertible, and is called the change of basis matrix from B to B 9.

As v P Im ð, we have v uð for some u P V. Therefore vð uð2 uð vX Since v P Ker ð, it follows that v vð 0. 9) now shows that V Im ð È Ker ð. 31, then Im ð f(2x, Àx): x P Rg, Ker ð f(x, Àx): x P RgX Summary of Chapter 2 1. All our vector spaces are ®nite-dimensional over F, where F C or R. For example, F n is the set of row vectors (x1 , F F F , x n ) with each xi in F, and dimF n n. 2. V U1 È . . È Ur if each Ui is a subspace of V, and every element v of V has a unique expression of the form v u1 .

The vector space CG contains u e À a 2a2 and v 12 e 5aX We have u v 32 e 4a 2a2 , 13 u 13 e À 13 a 23 a2 X Sometimes we write elements of FG in the form ë g g (ë g P F)X gPG Now, FG carries more structure than that of a vector space ± we can use the product operation on G to de®ne multiplication in FG as follows: 3 2 32 ëg g ìh h ë g ì h ( gh) gPG hPG g,hPG (ë h ì hÀ1 g ) g gPG hPG where all ë g , ì h P F. 3 De®nition The vector space FG, with multiplication de®ned by 3 2 32 ëg g ìh h ë g ì h ( gh) gPG hPG g,hPG (ë g , ì h P F), is called the group algebra of G over F.