** Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 - 9:45 am in SAS 1218 **

**Instructor:** Cynthia Vinzant (3260 SAS, email)

**Offce Hours:** Tuesday 10 - 11am and Wednesday 1 - 2pm or by appointment

** Textbook:** B. Hassett, *Introduction to Algebraic Geometry*, Cambridge University Press

**Syllabus**

** Exams**: There will be an in class midterm on October 6th and a take-home
final due December 4th.

Midterm Solutions

Final Exam (.pdf .tex) due Friday, December 4 at 5pm

** Homework**

Here are guidelines for
writing up your homework (prepared by Seth Sullivant).

Homework 1 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, September 3 (Solutions)

Homework 2 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, September 10 (Solutions)

Homework 3 (.pdf .tex) due Tuesday, September 22
(Solutions)

Homework 4 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, October 1 (Solutions)

Homework 5 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, October 22 (Solutions)

Homework 6 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, October 29 (Solutions)

Homework 7 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, November 5 (Solutions)

Homework 8 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, November 12 (Solutions)

Homework 9 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, November 19 (Solutions)

** Extra resources and reading **

Ideals,
Varieties, and Algorithms, by Cox, Little, and O'Shea

What is a
Grobner Basis?, by Bernd Sturmfels

Macaulay2 computational software used to execute this example .m2 file.