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Author Ribes, Luis.

Title Profinite groups / Luis Rubes, Pavel Zalesskii
Edition Second edition
Published Heidelberg : Springer Verlag, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 464 pages) : illustrations
Series Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete, 0071-1136 ; 3. Folge, v. 40
Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete ; 3. Folge, Bd. 40
Contents Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Table of Contents; Inverse and Direct Limits; Profinite Groups; Free Profinite Groups; Some Special Profinite Groups; Discrete and Profinite Modules; Homology and Cohomology of Profinite Groups; Cohomological Dimension; Normal Subgroups of Free Pro-C Groups; Free Constructions of Profinite Groups; Open Questions; Spectral Sequences; A Different Characterization of Free Profinite Groups; Presentations of Profinite Groups; Wreath Products and Some Subgroup Theorems; Bibliography; Index of Symbols; Index of Authors; Index of Terms
Summary An introduction to profinite groups that emphasizes free constructions (particularly free profinite groups and the structure of their subgroups). It also describes homology and cohomology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-449) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Profinite groups.
Form Electronic book
Author Zalesskii, Pavel.
LC no. 2010921917
ISBN 3642016421