Math 526: Algebraic Geometry (Fall 2015)

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

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

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.