Math 581B: Algebraic Groups I
Fall quarter 2019
Lectures: MWF 10:30-11:20 in PDL C401
Instructor: Jarod Alper (jarod@uw.edu)
Office: PDL C-544
Office hours: by appointment
Syllabus
Textbooks: The main textbook for this class is:
- Algebraic Groups: The Theory of Group Schmes of Finite Type over a Field, J.S. Milne
A secondary text is:
- Introduction to Affine Group Schemes, W.C. Waterhouse
Other classic texts that are relevant are:
- Linear Algebraic Groups, A. Borel
- Linear Algebraic Groups, J. Humphreys
- Linear Algebraic Groups, T. Springer
Grading policy: If you have NOT already passed the preliminary exams, you are responsible for submitting homework on a weekly basis. In lecture, I will mention a number of exercises. You should choose three exercises from either lecture or the textbook, and submit your solutions in class each Monday.