Commutative Algebra

Math 4959B/9141B: Commutative Algebra

Winter 2021


Meeting Times and location: SSC-3028 and Zoom

Precise delivery method to be decided at the first meeting.

Marks: 6 assignments worth 10% each.

            Final exam worth 40%

Late assignments not accepted unless you have approved accommodation or an SRA.

Instructor: Ajneet Dhillon

Syllabus:Localisation, tensor products. Primary decomposition of modules. Jacobson rings and the nullstellensatz. Integral dependence. Dedekind domains. Dimension theory. Applications to algebraic geometry.

Required Textbook: None. Notes will be provided. All course material will be hosted on

Supplementary texts: Atiyah and Macdonald, "Introduction to Commutative Algebra"

Matsumura, "Commutative Ring Theory"

Eisenbud, "Commutative Algebra with a view towards algebraic geometry".

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