Math 594, Algebra II

t=Winter 2005, MWF 2pm-3pm, (x,y,z)=3088 East Hall

FINAL EXAM, THURSDAY APRIL 20, 1:30-3:30, 3088EH on Field and Galois Theory

Problem Sets

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Instructor: Harm Derksen
office: 3067 East Hall
email: hderksen@umich.edu
phone: (734) 763 2309
webpage: http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/~hderksen/math594.w06/index.html
office hours: MW 1-2pm, F 3-4pm.
Book: David S. Dummit, Richard M. Foote, Abstract Algebra, third edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004.
Topics: The course consists of two parts, Group Theory and Field/Galois Theory.
Topics in Group Theory include: Topics in Field/Galois theory include: We will cover roughly Chapters 4,6,13,14 of Dummit-Foote. (Parts of Chapter 3,5 may also be covered.) You should be already familiar with the topics in Chapter 1-3, the structure theorem for finitely generated abelian groups (5.2). You also should have a sturdy knowledge of linear algebra.

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Homework/Exams: Yes, both. About 10 homework assignments and 2 or 3 exams are planned.