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Invariant Theory of Finite Groups

  • David Cox
  • John Little
  • Donal O’Shea
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

Invariant theory has had a profound affect on the development of algebraic geometry. For example, the Hilbert Basis Theorem and Hilbert Nullstellensatz, which play a central role in the earlier chapters of this book, were proved by Hilbert in the course of his investigations of invariant theory.

Keywords

Finite Group Invariant Theory Total Degree Symmetric Polynomial Quotient Ring 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Cox
    • 1
  • John Little
    • 2
  • Donal O’Shea
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceAmherst CollegeAmherstUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsCollege of the Holy CrossWorcesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer ScienceMount Holyoke CollegeSouth HadleyUSA

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