Department of Mathematics

Algebra I

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Lecturer Prof. Emmanuel Kowalski
Lectures Wed 13 - 15, HG F3
Coordinator Riccardo Ferrario
  Fri 08 - 10, HG E5
    Exercises Mon 14 - 16
      Tue 8-10
      Wed 15-17

First lecture: Wednesday, 17.09.2014.

First exercise class: Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday 22-23-24.09.2014

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Each week an exercise sheet is provided, and every Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday an exercise section takes place. Students are warmly encouraged to hand in the exercises and ask questions to the tutors.

Detailed information is here.


The three main topics of the class are Groups, Rings and Fields. If time allows, an introduction to Category Theory and Tensor Products over Commutative Rings will be given.


S. Lang: Algebra, 3rd edition

Note on finitely generated modules over PIDs, available here

Solutions of the starred exercises, available here


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