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AUMAT 229 - Introduction to Group Theory


Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Augustana Faculty
Department AU Science
Typically Offered either term

Description
Groups as a measure of symmetry. Groups of rigid motions. Frieze groups, and finite groups in two and three dimensions. Groups of matrices. Group actions with application to counting problems. Permutation groups. Subgroups, cosets, and Lagrange’s Theorem. Quotient groups and homomorphisms. Prerequisites: AUMAT 120 and one of 110 or 116.