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Monthly Archives: June 2013
Elementary Module Theory (II)
Having defined submodules, let’s proceed to quotient modules. Unlike the case of groups and rings, any submodule can give a quotient module without any additional condition imposed. Definition. Let N be a submodule of M. By definition, it’s an additive … Continue reading
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Tagged cokernels, direct products, direct sums, homomorphism, isomorphism theorems, kernels, modules, submodules
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Elementary Module Theory (I)
Modules can be likened to “vector spaces for rings”. To be specific, we shall see later that a vector space is precisely a module over a field (or in some cases, a division ring). This set of notes assumes the … Continue reading
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Tagged generated submodules, ideals, left ideals, modules, rings, scalar multiplication, simple modules, submodules
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Quick Guide to Character Theory (III): Examples and Further Topics
G10(a). Character Table of S4 Let’s construct the character table for . First, we have the trivial and alternating representations (see examples 1 and 2 in G1), both of which are clearly irreducible. Next, the action of G on {1, 2, 3, … Continue reading