Ma 120c:  Abstract Algebra (Spring 2016-17)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Registration for Spring term opens Thursday, February 23, 2016.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Final term of the standard graduate Algebra sequence


PREREQUISITES

Ma120ab


SCHEDULE

MWF 09:00 - 09:55, 159 Sloan.


INSTRUCTORS

Matthias Flach
PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS
264 Sloan
626-395-4343


TA's

TBA


OFFICE HOURS

 

Mon 2-3pm


POLICIES

Grades

Based on homework

Homework Policy

Collaboration is allowed but solutions must be written up individually.


TOPICS COVERED

Free Groups and Algebras, Simple objects and Composition series, Semisimple Rings, Artinian Rings, the Jacobson Radical, Representation Theory of finite groups, the Brauer group of a field, Quadratic forms and Clifford Algebras, (time permitting: Some homological algebra)


TEXTBOOKS

S. Lang, Algebra, Springer Graduate Text in Mathematics 211, rev. 3rd edition


LECTURE NOTES

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