** Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 - 9:45 am in SAS 1108 **

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

**Offce Hours:**Tuesday, Wednesday 1-2pm or by appointment

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

**Syllabus**

** Exams:** There will be an in-class midterm on Thursday, March 1 and a take home final due Thursday, May 3.

Midterm Solutions

** Homework:**
Homework will be assigned weekly and due at the beginning of class on Thursday, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Pdf and tex versions will be posted here.

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

Homework 1 (.pdf .tex) due Tuesday, January 23 (with snow delay)

Homework 2 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, February 1

Homework 3 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, February 8

Homework 4 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, February 15

Homework 5 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, February 22

Homework 6 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, March 22

Homework 7 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, March 29

Homework 8 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, April 5

Homework 9 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, April 12

Homework 10 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, April 19

Homework 11 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, April 26

** Software **

Macaulay2 (Examples from class)

Maple

Singular (try online)

Mathematica

** Extra resources and reading **

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

What is a
Grobner Basis?, by Bernd Sturmfels