Item description for Notes on Infinite Permutation Groups (Lecture Notes in Mathematics) by Meenaxi Bhattacharjee...
The book, based on a course of lectures by the authors at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, covers aspects of infinite permutation groups theory and some related model-theoretic constructions. There is basic background in both group theory and the necessary model theory, and the following topics are covered: transitivity and primitivity; symmetric groups and general linear groups; wreatch products; automorphism groups of various treelike objects; model-theoretic constructions for building structures with rich automorphism groups, the structure and classification of infinite primitive Jordan groups (surveyed); applications and open problems. With many examples and exercises, the book is intended primarily for a beginning graduate student in group theory.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Dec 10, 1998
ISBN 3540649654 ISBN13 9783540649656
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