Course Descriptions

16:640:554 - Selected Topics in Algebra

Vladimir Retakh

Subtitle:

Topics in algebra (non-commutative)

Text: 

T.-Y. Lam, "A First Course in Noncommutative Rings"

Prerequisites: 

Math 16:640:551

Description: 

We will consider theory noncommutative rings and their applications to various areas including noncommutative symmetric functions, birational algebraic geometry, the Laurent phenomenon and integrable systems. In addition to the classical book by T.Y. Lam we will use a selection of papers by I. Gelfand and others.

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