Higher Algebra I - Math 570

Fall 2012

Instructor: Prof. Eyal Goren
Ofiice: 1108
Office hours: Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00, and by appointment
Lectures: BURN 1120, M 13:05 - 14:55 and W 13:05-14:25 (the additional 1/2 hour per week is to off-set cancellation of classes occurring during the term)

Syllabus - to be found here.
Course Notes. Typos and Errors may still remain. Use at your own risk!

Method of Evaluation:  30% final project, 70% assignments. Assignments should be typed in LaTeX and submitted electronically as a pdf file.

Text books:
* Dummit and Foote:  Abstract algebra. Third edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2004.
* Lang:  Algebra. Revised third edition. Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 211.
* Jacobson:  Basic algebra. I & II. Second edition. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 1985.
* Rotman:  An introduction to homological algebra. Second edition. Universitext. Springer, New York, 2009.
* Rotman:  An introduction to the theory of groups. Fourth edition. Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 148.

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Syllabus and Grade Calculation: In the event of extraordinary circumstances beyond the University’s control, the content and/or evaluation scheme in this course is subject to change.