MATH 511: Advanced Algebra I
This course is the first part of a one-year course on
graduate algebra. It covers some basic topics for young people who want
to be mathematicians and in particular prepare them for the Ph. D. qualifying
examinations. It is based on Chapters 5-9 of the textbook. The course
also covers some special topics and applications in the main steam of
Algebra, by M. Artin.
The grades of the course are
based on the following numerical grades: (i) Homework (30%); (ii) Midterm
examination (30%); (iii) Final examination (40%).