Math 4959B/9141B : Commutative Algebra
Time and Location: MWF 9.30-10.20am SSC-3028 and Zoom.
Precise delivery method will be adapted to the course participants after the first meeting.
Prerequisite: Math 4123A Rings and Modules or consent of the instructor.
Method of Evaluation: Six assignments worth 10 % each. Final exam worth 40%
Missed assignments: Use an SRA or contact academic counseling. I will give you a short extension once you have done this.
Syllabus: Localisation, tensor product, Jacobson rings and the nullstellensatz. Integral extensions. Primary decomposition of modules. Dedekind domains. Introduction to dimension theory. Applications to algebraic geometry.
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