Algebra, matrices, and computers

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Algebra, matrices, and computers

What part does algebra play in representing the real world abstractly? How can algebra be used to solve hard mathematical problems with the aid of modern computing technology? We provide answers to these questions that rely on the theory of matrix groups and new methods for handling matrix groups in a computer.

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory

Connections to other fields

Computer Science


A. S. Detinko, D. L. Flannery, A. Hulpke
Senior Editor:
Sophia Jahns
Junior Editor:
David Edward Bruschi


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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Reflections on Mathematics

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