Approximation Theorems in Commutative Algebra

Approximation Theorems in Commutative Algebra : Classical and Categorical Methods

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  • Hardback | 330 pages
  • 162 x 234 x 26mm | 762.03g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1992 ed.
  • XVIII, 330 p.
  • 0792319486
  • 9780792319481

Table of contents

Preface. Part I: Classical Methods. 1. Approximation Theorems for Valuations of Fields. 2. Valuations on Commutative Rings. 3. Ordered Groups and Homomorphisms. 4. Approximation Theorems for Multistructures. Part II: Categorical Methods. 5. Categorical Logic. 6. Approximation Theorems in Categories. Bibliography. Index of Notation. Index.
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