Finite-Dimensional Division Algebras over Fields (Die Grundlehren der Mathematischen Wissenschaften) by Nathan Jacobson
Springer; 1st ed. 1996. Corr. 2nd printing 2009 edition | January 15, 2010 | English | ISBN: 3540570292 | 284 pages | PDF | 7 MB
Here, the eminent algebraist, Nathan Jacobsen, concentrates on those algebras that have an involution. Although they appear in many contexts, these algebras first arose in the study of the so-called "multiplication algebras of Riemann matrices".