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401-2003-00L  Algebra I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersE. Kowalski
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractIntroduction and development of some basic algebraic structures - groups, rings, fields.
ObjectiveIntroduction to basic notions and results of group, ring and field
theory.
ContentGroup Theory: basic notions and examples of groups; Subgroups, Quotient groups and Homomorphisms, Sylow Theorems, Group actions and applications

Ring Theory: basic notions and examples of rings; Ring Homomorphisms, ideals and quotient rings, applications

Field Theory: basic notions and examples of fields; finite fields, applications
LiteratureJ. Rotman, "Advanced modern algebra, 3rd edition, part 1"
http://bookstore.ams.org/gsm-165/
J.F. Humphreys: A Course in Group Theory (Oxford University Press)
G. Smith and O. Tabachnikova: Topics in Group Theory (Springer-Verlag)
M. Artin: Algebra (Birkhaeuser Verlag)
R. Lidl and H. Niederreiter: Introduction to Finite Fields and their Applications (Cambridge University Press)
B.L. van der Waerden: Algebra I & II (Springer Verlag)