## Topics
in Algebraic Geometry - Math 722

## 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 1214, M
09:05 - 10:55 and W 09:05-10:55 (the additional hour per week is
to off-set cancellation of classes occurring during the term)

Syllabus - to be found here.

**Notes** - to be found here.

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

Assignments

Text books:

* Hartshorne, Robin: Algebraic geometry. Graduate Texts
in Mathematics, No. 52. Springer-Verlag, New York-Heidelberg,
1977.

* Harris, Joe Algebraic geometry. A first course. Corrected
reprint of the 1992 original. Graduate Texts in Mathematics,
133. Springer-Verlag, New York, 1995.

* Mumford, David: The red book of varieties and schemes.
Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 1358. Springer-Verlag, Berlin,
1988.

* Shafarevich, Igor R., Basic algebraic geometry. 1.
Varieties in projective space. Second edition. Translated from
the 1988 Russian edition and with notes by Miles Reid.
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1994.

* Shafarevich, Igor R. Basic algebraic geometry. 2. Schemes and
complex manifolds. Second edition. Translated from the 1988
Russian edition by Miles Reid. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1994.

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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.