Definition of Galois theory in English:

Share this entry

Galois theory

noun

Mathematics
A method of applying group theory to the solution of algebraic equations.
Example sentences
  • His interests in research relate to finite geometries and the group theory related to them, to Cremona transformations related to the Galois theory of equations.
  • He began to study the Galois theory of equations and from there he was led to study composition series of groups.
  • Nonetheless, he does intend to convey to all of his readers some of the ideas of Abel's proof and Galois theory, and he has thus set himself a much more formidable expository task than he did.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Gal¦ois the¦ory

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.