# Book:David Joyner/Adventures in Group Theory/Second Edition

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## David Joyner:

## Contents

## David Joyner: *Adventures in Group Theory (2nd Edition)*

Published $2008$, **The Johns Hopkins University Press**

- ISBN 0-8018-9012-8.

### Subject Matter

### Contents

- Preface
- Acknowledgments
- Where to begin ...

*Chapter 1*Elementary, my dear Watson*Chapter 2*'And you do addition?'*Chapter 3*Bell ringing and other permutations*Chapter 4*A procession of permutation puzzles*Chapter 5*What's commutative and purple?*Chapter 6*Welcome to the machine*Chapter 7*'God's algorithm' and graphs*Chapter 8*Symmetry and the Platonic solids*Chapter 9*The illegal cube group*Chapter 10*Words which move*Chapter 11*The (legal) Rubik's Cube group*Chapter 12*Squares, two-faces, and other subgroups*Chapter 13*Other Rubik-like puzzle groups*Chapter 14*Crossing the Rubicon*Chapter 15*Some solution strategies*Chapter 16*Coda: Questions and other directions- Bibliography
- Index

## Errata

See http://www.wdjoyner.org/blog/2013/05/27/errata-list-for-adventures-in-group-theory-second-edition/.