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Syllabus Topics in algebraic structures - 80717
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Last update 29-07-2020
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Mathematics

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: E. Safra

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Ori Parzanchevski

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours:

Teaching Staff:
Prof Ori Parzan

Course/Module description:
Continuing the study of modern algebraic structures, following the courses "Algebraic Structures I + II"

Course/Module aims:

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Appreciate the beauty of twentieth-century algebra

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:

Course/Module Content:
Tentative plan:
Modules over PID
Symmetric and Exterior algebras
Division rings - Quaternion rings, Cyclic algebras, Wedderburn little theorem
Simple rings - Artin-Wedderburn theory, Skolem-Noether theorem
Introduction to Lie groups

Required Reading:

Additional Reading Material:
Dummit & Foote - Abstract Algebra
Jacobson - Basic Algebra

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 90 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 10 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.