Math 470-3: Graduate Algebra, Spring 2010

MWF 12pm, Lunt 102
Instructor: Florian Herzig
Office: Lunt 309
Phone: 467-1898
E-mail: my last name at math dot northwestern dot edu
Office Hours: Wed 5:00-6:30, Fri 1:30-3:00

Note: This page will be updated as the course progresses.

Course description

This is the third quarter of the graduate algebra sequence. This term the main focus is on commutative algebra.

Topics to be covered


I will assume that you have taken a standard honors algebra course on groups, rings, and fields, as well as some basic topology.


We will not follow Lang very closely, but stay closer to Atiyah-Macdonald. Other general books on algebra: Commutative algebra:


Problem Set 1
Problem Set 2
Problem Set 3


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