CBMS Regional Conference Series in Mathematics 1976; 44 pp; softcover Number: 26 Reprint/Revision History: reprinted 1986 ISBN10: 0821816764 ISBN13: 9780821816769 List Price: US$25 Member Price: US$20 All Individuals: US$20 Order Code: CBMS/26
 The aim of the lectures is to provide an introduction to recent developments in the theory of class groups and Picard groups. The techniques employed come from the three main areas: algebraic number theory, representation theory of algebras and orders, and algebraic \(K\)theory. Readership Table of Contents  Introduction
 Explicit formulas
 Change of orders
 Class groups of \(p\)groups
 MayerVietoris sequences
 Calculations
 Survey of specific results
 Induction techniques
 Picard groups
 References
 Index
