Item description for Theory of Association Schemes (Springer Monographs in Mathematics) by Paul-Hermann Zieschang...
Theory of Association Schemes is the first concept-oriented treatment of the structure theory of association schemes. It contains several recent results which appear for the first time in book form. The generalization of Sylow's group theoretic theorems to scheme theory arises as a consequence of arithmetical considerations about quotient schemes. The theory of Coxeter schemes (equivalent to the theory of buildings) emerges naturally and yields a purely algebraic proof of Tits' main theorem on buildings of spherical type. Also a scheme-theoretic characterization of Glauberman's Z*-involutions is included. The text is self-contained and accessible for advanced undergraduate students.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2005
ISBN 3540261362 ISBN13 9783540261360
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More About Paul-Hermann Zieschang
Paul-Hermann Zieschang received a Doctor of Natural Sciences and the Habilitation in Mathematics from the Christian-Albrechts-UniversitAt zu Kiel. He is also Extraordinary Professor of the Christian-Albrechts-UniversitAt zu Kiel. Presently, he holds the position of an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville. He held visiting positions at Kansas State University and at Kyushu University in Fukuoka.