18.737 Algebraic Groups

Class Info

Structure of linear algebraic groups over an algebraically closed field, with emphasis on reductive groups. Representations of groups over a finite field using methods from etale cohomology. Some results from algebraic geometry are stated without proof.

This class has 18.705 as a prerequisite.

18.737 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by G. Lusztig.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 2-142.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2014 Subject Evaluations, 18.737 was rated 5.3 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 18.737 Course page site or on the 18.737 Stellar site.

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