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Commutative Algebra 2nd Edition

Commutative Algebra 2nd Edition

Commutative Algebra 2nd Edition


Aron Simis

ISBNs: 3111078450, 3111078841, 3110616971, 9783110616972, 9783111078458, 9783111078847, 9783111078786, 978-3110616972, 978-3111078458, 978-3111078847, 978-3111078786, B0C8FWTFGT

English | 2024 | Original PDF, EPUB | 370 Pages

The primary audience for this book is students and the young researchers interested in the core of the discipline. Commutative algebra is by and large a self-contained discipline, which makes it quite dry for the beginner with a basic training in elementary algebra and calculus.

A stable mathematical discipline such as this enshrines a vital number of topics to be learned at an early stage, more or less universally accepted and practiced. Naturally, authors tend to turn these topics into an increasingly short and elegant list of basic facts of the theory. So, the shorter the better. However, there is a subtle watershed between elegance and usefulness, especially if the target is the beginner. From my experience throughout years of teaching, elegance and terseness do not do it, except much later in the carrier. To become useful, the material ought to carry quite a bit of motivation through justification and usefulness pointers.

On the other hand, it is difficult to contemplate these teaching devices in the writing of a short book. I have divided the material in three parts. starting with more elementary sections, then carrying an intermezzo on more difficult themes to make up for a smooth crescendo with additional tools and, finally, the more advanced part, versing on a reasonable chunk of present-day steering of commutative algebra.

Historic notes at the end of each chapter provide insight into the original sources and background information on a particular subject or theorem.

Exercises are provided and propose problems that apply the theory to solve concrete questions (yes, with concrete polynomials, and so forth).