Item description for Theory of K-Loops by Hubert Kiechle...
The book contains the first systematic exposition of the current known theory of K-loops, as well as some new material. In particular, big classes of examples are constructed. The theory for sharply 2-transitive groups is generalized to the theory of Frobenius groups with many involutions. A detailed discussion of the relativistic velocity addition based on the author's construction of K-loops from classical groups is also included. The first chapters of the book can be used as a text, the later chapters are research notes, and only partially suitable for the classroom. The style is concise, but complete proofs are given. The prerequisites are a basic knowledge of algebra such as groups, fields, and vector spaces with forms.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date May 3, 2002
ISBN 3540432620 ISBN13 9783540432623