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Introduction to Galois Theory

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
5
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 3, 4 модуль

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Galois theory is the study of roots of polynomials and their symmetries in terms of Galois groups. As the algebraic counterpart of the fundamental group of topology, the Galois group is an essential object in algebraic geometry and number theory.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The seminar is intended to introduce the subject area to the students, and to offer them the opportunity to work through many concrete examples and applications.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Successful participants will develop facility in applying ideas
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Review of polynomial rings and more general principal ideal domains.
  • Extensions of fields, algebraic and transcendental
  • Splitting fields of polynomials and Galois groups.
  • The fundamental theorem of Galois theory
  • Computing Galois groups
  • Applications
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Midterm exam
  • non-blocking Final exam
    The exam will be written and closely based on the example problem sheets from the seminar.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.7 * Final exam + 0.3 * Midterm exam
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Instructor Luís Finotti, Textbook D. Dummit, R. Foote, & Abstract Algebra. (n.d.). Math 551: Modern Algebra I – Fall 2007. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.1CEBE666

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Emil Artin. (2007). Algebra with Galois Theory. [N.p.]: AMS. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1495050