18.703 Modern Algebra


Class Info

Focuses on traditional algebra topics that have found greatest application in science and engineering as well as in mathematics: group theory, emphasizing finite groups; ring theory, including ideals and unique factorization in polynomial and Euclidean rings; field theory, including properties and applications of finite fields. 18.700 and 18.703 together form a standard algebra sequence.

This class has 18.02 as a prerequisite.

18.703 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by V. G. Kac.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-135.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 18.703 Spring 2013 site.

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18.703 Spring 2013

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