2016 Paperback (ISBN 9781571463203)

2016 Paperback (ISBN 9781571463203)

Surveys of Modern Mathematics

Volume 10

Finite Groups: An Introduction

Jean-Pierre Serre (Collège de France, Paris)

Published: 9 June 2016

Publisher: International Press of Boston, Inc.

194 pages

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… Each chapter is carefully constructed and written, and each is followed by several exercises that either exemplify/illuminate the notions and results just explained or go further by stating some nice results not given in the corresponding chapter … This book is highly recommended to students who want to learn the theory of finite groups but also to colleagues who would like to refresh their knowledge of the subject …

Jean-Paul Allouche

Editor, Book Reviews: European Mathematical Society (EMS) Newsletter

… Not all great mathematicians are also great writers. Jean-Pierre Serre excels at both things. Finite Groups is another wonderful book from one of the great expositors of our time …

Fernando Q. Gouvêa

(For MAA Reviews) Professor of Mathematics at Colby College

…Every page of this book shows gems of mathematical thinking. It shows how hard theorems are proven in a seemingly simple way, how motivating problems lead to new information…

Frans Oort

(in Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde, Dec. 2017, translated into English)