## Higher
Algebra
II - Math 571

## Winter
2012

Instructor: Prof. Eyal
Goren

Ofiice: 1108

Office hours: Monday 14:30 - 15:30,
and by
appointment.

Lectures: BURN 1234, MW
13:05-14:25 [and makeup hour F 8:35-925 (as needed)].

Syllabus - to be found here.

Method of Evaluation:
60%
final, 40% assignments. Assignments should be submitted typed,
except
for matrices and diagrams that may be inserted by hand.

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.