|TIME OF MEETING:||Mon, Wed, & Fri 11:30 - 12:25.|
|INSTRUCTOR:||W. F. Hammond, ES 137A, phone 442-4625.|
|Office hours: Mon. & Wed. 2:45 - 3:30|
|Email: hammond at math.albany.edu|
|World Wide Web: http://www.albany.edu/~hammond/|
|TEXT:||Thomas Hungerford, Algebra|
|Springer, 1974, ISBN 0-387-90518-9, ISBN 3-540-90518-9.|
Modules over a principle ideal domain, semisimple rings and modules, Wedderburn's theorem, tensor products, the Hom functor, projective and injective modules, localization. Prerequisite: Mat 520A.
Between Math 520A and Math 520B it is expected that about 80% of the syllabus for the Preliminary Ph.D. exam in algebra should be covered.
|Final examination||100||Wed. Dec. 14, 3:30-5:30|
|Midterm test||50||(est.) Wed, Oct. 19, in class|
|Written Assignments (5 @ 10 each)||50|
|Weekly quizzes (10 @ 5 each)||50|
The instructor reserves the option of substituting “take-home” exams for the scheduled midterm and final examinations. In either of those events the exam will be due at a time announced with its distribution.