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Algebra I

Number of credits: 8 hp

Examiner: Vladimir Tkatjev (Tkachev)

Course literature: Serge Lang: Algebra (Springer GTM#211)

Course contents: Group theory, including Sylow subgroups and finitely generated abelian groups. Categories and functors (universal constructions), free groups. Basic theory of rings and their ideals. Unique factorization domains and principal ideal domains. Modules. Noetherian rings, Hilbert’s basis theorem.

Organisation: Lectures and office hours combined with a reading course

Examination: Solving assigned problems

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of algebra and linear algebra

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Last updated: 2019-03-29