## Higher
Algebra
I - Math 570

## Fall
2012

Instructor: Prof. Eyal
Goren

Ofiice: 1108

Office hours: Wednesday 11:00 -
12:00, and by appointment (eyal.goren@mcgill.you-know-where).

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.

Assignments

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.

Academic integrity:
McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore, all
students must understand the meaning and consequences of
cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Code
of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures (see
www.mcgill.ca/integrity for more information).

Submitting work: In
accord with McGill University’s Charter of Students’ Rights,
students in this course have the right to submit in English or
in French any written work that is to be graded.

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.