
Syllabus
Math 6122  Algebra II  Spring 2012
 Place and time:
Skiles 170, TueThu 4:355:55pm
 Instructor:
Anton Leykin
 Office:
Skiles 220
 Phone:
(404) 8942710
 Email:
leykin@math.gatech.edu
 Webpage:
http://people.math.gatech.edu/~aleykin3/math6122spr12
 Office hours:
see webpage
 Description:
 This course gives introductions to classical areas in algebra such as Galois theory, commutative algebra and algebraic geometry, homological algebra and group cohomology, and respresentation theory of finite groups.
 Textbook:
Dummit and Foote, Abstract Algebra
 Homework and a project:
 Problem sets will be posted on the webpage. In addition there will be a choice of
 reading a research article;
 studying a topic outside but close to the course material;
 completing a computer algebra project.
The possible articles/topics/projects will be posted on the webpage.
You will be expected to write a summary and give a short presentation in the end of the semester.

