University of Calgary

PMAT 431 - Algebra II - Fall 2015

Group theory: Sylow theorems, solvable, nilpotent and p-groups, simplicity of alternating groups and PSL(n,q), structure theory of finite abelian groups; field theory: gilds, algebraic and transcendental extensions, separability and normality, Galois theory, insolvability of the general quintic equation, computation of Galois groups over the rationals.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Prerequisite(s)

  • Mathematics 311 or 313 and Pure Mathematics 315 or 317; or consent of the Department.
Syllabus

Sections

This course will be offered next in Fall 2016.
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