This book, an outgrowth of the authorAis lectures at the University of California at Berkeley, is intended as a textbook for a one-semester course in basic ring theory. The material covered includes the Wedderburn-Artin theory of semisimple rings, JacobsonAis theory of the radical, representation theory of groups and algebras, prime and semiprime rings, local and semilocal rings, perfect and semiperfect rings, etc. By aiming the level of writing at the novice rather than the connoisseur and by stressing the role of examples and motivation, the author has produced a text that is suitable not only for use in a graduate course, but also for self-study in the subject by interested graduate students. More than 400 exercises testing the understanding of the general theory in the text are included in this new edition.This book represents an outgrowth of the authora#39;s lectures at the University of California. The text is intended as a textbook for a one-semester course in basic ring theory.

Title | : | A First Course in Noncommutative Rings |

Author | : | Tsi-Yuen Lam |

Publisher | : | Springer Science & Business Media - 2001-06-21 |

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