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Abstract Algebra is Refactoring

In my previous post I presented a little introduction to abstract algebra. The easiest way for me to explain abstract algebra to a software developer is that it’s a lot like refactoring.

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What is Abstract Algebra?

I’ve recently begun a study of abstract algebra (also known as modern algebra) using the text  A Book of Abstract Algebra by Charles C. Pinter. I’ll give you a brief introduction to abstract algebra by way of an example. I will … Continue reading

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