This textbook, set for a one or two semester course in commutative algebra, provides an introduction to commutative algebra at the postgraduate and research levels. The main prerequisites are familiarity with groups, rings and fields. Proofs are self-contained.The book will be useful to beginners and experienced researchers alike. The material is so arranged that the beginner can learn through self-study or by attending a course. For the experienced researcher, the book may serve to present new perspectives on some well-known results, or as a reference.
The text covers in a reasonable number of pages a wealth of important topics of commutative algebra. Each section contains illustrative examples and is followed by a set of exercises. The text is suitable for graduate and postgraduate students, as well as for experienced researchers interested in commutative algebra. -- Mathematical Reviews "Mathematical Reviews"
Number Of Pages: 404
Published: 19th January 2011
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.68