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California State University, Northridge, 
Department of Mathematics

Office Information

Office: Room 126, Santa Susana Hall (red brick building by the bookstore).

Office Hours: Tu 3:30PM-4:30PM, and by Appointment

Telephone: 818-677-2701.

Fax: (818)-677-3634.


Email: al.sethuraman@csun.edu 

Spring 2015:

Math 655, Complex Analysis : TR, 5:00PM--6:15PM, CR 5117

Math 589, Seminar in Math.


Professional Activities

Research, Publications, Students.

A Gentle Introduction to Abstract Algebra

You can download a free copy of my textbook A Gentle Introduction to Abstract Algebra at this link. This textbook is regularly used in the Math 360 course here at CSUN. It is written under the GNU Free Documentation License: it is therefore "copylefted." Anyone is free to "copy, distribute and/or modify this document" provided you do so "under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation." More information about this license can be obtained at fsf.org . A copy of the license is also included in the textbook. 

The source files for this book are available as an archive: zip 

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Last modified January 19th, 2015. Contact al.sethuraman@csun.edu for questions.