Lecturer: Nikolay Nikolov, Room 656 Huxley
Office hour: 12:30 Thursdays
Problem sheets. The course will have 10 problem sheets handed out at one of the lectures each week. The sheets will also appear on the web page.
Solution sheets. Solutions to the problem sheets will be posted on the web page about 2 weeks after the sheets are handed out.
For group theory and rings, there are many good introductory books. Here are a few suggestions:
J.B. Fraleigh, A First Course in Abstract Algebra, Addison Wesley
R.. Allenby, Rings, Fields and Groups, Arnold
I.N. Herstein, Topics in Algebra
For linear algebra, here are a few good ones:
J. Fraleigh and R. Beauregard, Linear Algebra, Addison Wesley
S. Lipschutz and M. Lipson, Linear Algebra, Schaum Outline Series, McGraw Hill
Assessment. There will be two tests during the course. The dates are 9 February and 8 March 2012.