Math 526: Algebraic Geometry (Spring 2018)

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.

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)

Software
Macaulay2
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