18.701 Algebra I


Class Info

More extensive and theoretical than the 18.700-18.703 sequence. Experience with proofs necessary. First term: group theory, geometry, and linear algebra. Second term: group representations, rings, ideals, fields, polynomial rings, modules, factorization, integers in quadratic number fields, field extensions, Galois theory.

This class has 18.100A, 18.100B, and 18.100C as prerequisites.

18.701 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Artin.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 2-190.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 18.701 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 18.701: Algebra, Fall 2015 site or on the 18.701 Stellar site.

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