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||About This Class; Monday - Non Commutative Gaussian Elimination; Thursday - the category of groups, automorphisms and conjugations, images and kernels.
||Monday - coset spaces, isomorphism theorems; Thursday - simple groups, Jordan-Holder decomposition series.
||Monday - alternating groups, group actions, The Simplicity of the Alternating Groups, HW1, HW 1 Solutions, Class Photo; Thursday - group actions, Orbit-Stabilizer Thm, Class Equation.
||Monday - Cauchy's Thm, Sylow 1; Thursday - Sylow 2.
||Monday - Sylow 3, semi-direct products, braids; HW2; HW 2 Solutions; Thursday - braids, groups of order 12, Braids
||No class Monday (Thanksgiving); Thursday - groups of order 12 cont'd.
||Term Test; Term Test Solutions on Monday, HW3; HW 3 Solutions; Thursday - solvable groups, rings: defn's & examples.
||Monday - functors, Cayley-Hamilton Thm, ideals, iso thm 1; Thursday - iso thms 2-4, integral domains, maximal ideals, One Theorem, Three Corollaries, Five Weeks
||Monday - prime ideals, primes & irreducibles, UFD's, Euc.DomainPID, Thursday - Noetherian rings, PIDUFD, Euclidean Algorithm, modules: defn & examples, HW4, HW 4 Solutions
||Monday - R is a PID iff R has a D-H norm, R-modules, direct sums, every f.g. module is given by a presentation matrix, Thursday - row & column reductions plus, existence part of Thm 1 in 1t3c5w handout.
||Monday-Tuesday is UofT's Fall Break, HW5, Thursday - 1t3c5w handout cont'd, JCF Tricks & Programs handout
||Monday - JCF Tricks & Programs cont'd, tensor products, Thursday - tensor products cont'd
||End-of-Course Schedule; Monday - tensor products finale, extension/reduction of scalars, uniqueness part of Thm 1 in 1t3c5w, localization & fields of fractions; Wednesday is a "makeup Monday"!; Notes for Studying for the Final Exam Glossary of terms
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See Non Commutative Gaussian Elimination
Core Algebra I
Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto, Fall 2014
Agenda: Groups, rings, modules.
Course Highlights: We'll solve the Rubik's cube! We'll understand many groups of small order! We'll understand "Modules over PIDs"! We'll know that the quintic can't be solved!
Instructor: Dror Bar-Natan, email@example.com, Bahen 6178, 416-946-5438. Office hours: Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 at Bahen 6178 (on teaching weeks), or, if truly impossible, by appointment.
Classes: Mondays 1-3 and Thursdays 1-2 in Bahen 6183.
||Teaching Assistant: Louis-Philippe Thibault, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lang's Algebra, Selick's lecture notes for this class, Dummit and Foote's Abstract Algebra, Hungerford's Abstract Algebra. My son Assaf (a math student in another university) recommends also Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality.
||Dror's notes above / Student's notes below
Notes for midterm studying - Summaries of topics covered in the lectures. File:Checklist for Topics covered in the lectures.pdf
Summary of the major results covered Media:MAT1100Summary.pdf