, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp 47–60 | Cite as

The theory of equations and the birth of modern group theory

An introduction to galois theory
General Article


A mathematician whose collected works run to a mere sixty pages, one who did not live to be 21 and yet truly revolutionised modern mathematics through his pioneering discoveries — this uniquely defines Évariste Galois!


Normal Subgroup Prime Ideal Integral Domain Galois Group Quotient Group 
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Suggested Reading

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    Shashidhar Jagadeesan, Whoever said Nothing is Impossible?,Resonance, Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 25, 1999.Google Scholar
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    V Pati, Hilbert’s Nullstellensatz and the Beginning of Algebraic Geometry.Resonance, Vol. 4, No. 8, p. 36, 1999.Google Scholar

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Sury
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Statistical InstituteBangaloreIndia

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