Introduction to Abstract Algebra
Credits: 1.00, Hours: 03.0
Time: Tuesday and Thursday 12:40 PM-1:55 PM
Location: Bio Sci 113
- Is listed here. It may be convenient
to use Maple
for some problems. Here's the little Maple demo I
did in class.
Exams There will be one midterm exam (answers) and a
final exam. The midterm exam is on Tuesday Oct 7 during the
class. The final is on Friday, December 12, 9:00am - noon.
The honor code may be found
Collaboration is encouraged but see here for details.
A rough outline is as follows.
- Rational, Real and Complex Numbers
- Quotient Rings
- Field Extensions
- The RSA algorithm
The course will be based on the text:
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