By Dinh V. Huynh, S. K. Jain, and S. R. López-Permouth

This quantity comprises contributions through audio system at a convention on Algebra and Its purposes that happened in Athens, Ohio, in March of 2005. It presents a photo of the variety of topics and functions that curiosity algebraists at the present time. The papers during this quantity contain a number of the newest ends up in the speculation of modules, noncommutative earrings, illustration thought, matrix conception, linear algebra over noncommutative jewelry, cryptography, error-correcting codes over finite jewelry, and projective-geometry codes, in addition to expository articles that would supply algebraists and different mathematicians, together with graduate scholars, with an available advent to parts outdoor their very own services. The ebook will serve either the expert trying to find the most recent consequence and the beginner looking an obtainable reference for the various principles and effects offered the following