Defense Date

2015

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Mathematical Sciences

First Advisor

Dr. Dewey Taylor

Abstract

This is an expository thesis on integral domains which are not unique factorization domains. We focus on restoring a type of unique factorization using prime ideals within quadratic integer rings. In particular, we examine which quadratic integer rings will admit such factorization.

Rights

© The Author

Is Part Of

VCU University Archives

Is Part Of

VCU Theses and Dissertations

Date of Submission

5-8-2015

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