Louis Rowen

e-mail: rowen@macs.biu.ac.il
phone: (+972) 3-531-8284
home phone (972) 9-7416819, fax (972) 9-7418016 office: room 303

My specialty is noncommutative algebra, in particular division algebras and also the structure of rings.

Academic Background: Doctorate from Yale University in 1973;
Dickson Instructorship University of Chicago (1973-1975);
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science Bar-Ilan University (1975-present).
For further academic details see Curriculum Vita.

I am an enthusiastic cellist, having soloed with the Jerusalem Symphony, and play in chamber music concerts from time to time.
Rachel, my wife, is a silversmith, specializing in Judaica objects.
Her e-mail address rowen@netvision.net.il, and website www.rachelrowen.co.il.

Textbook Algebra: Groups, Rings and Fields, pub. A.K.Peters, 1994.
A list of errata is given here . Thanks to the courtesy of our publisher, AK Peters Ltd. , starting July 1, 2000, you will be able to download the entire algebra text in a postscript file. This offer is good until Dec. 31, 2009, at which time it may be withdrawn.
A more permanent version of this book is still available from the publisher or your favorite bookseller, for the reasonable price of $59.00.
Further information about the algebra text: Algebra: Groups, Rings, and Fields

Updates and Corrections to Ring Theory , pub. Academic Press Pure and Applied Math 1988
(Student edition 1991).

Corrections to Graduate Algebra: Commutative View, Graduate Studies in Math. 73 (2006)

Corrections to Graduate Algebra: Noncommutative View, Graduate Studies in Math. 91 (2008)

The algebra seminar meets Wednesdays at 10:30 AM, starting 9 Nov

Publication List

Information about current courses: Galois Theory
Structures in algebras (Mivnim algebrim)
Graduate Commutative Algebra
Pritzot Derech
Game Theory
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