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MAT 2002: Algebra 2

Syllabus:

Rings and Fields:  U.F.D., P.I.D, factorization of polynomials. Field extensions. Normal extensions, Separable extensions. Galois extensions, Galois group. Fundamental theorem of Galois Theory. Cyclic Extensions, Solvability by radicals. Geometric constructions. 

Groups: Solvable and nilpotent groups. Presentation of groups. Fundamental theorem for finitely generated Abelian groups. Semi-direct products, amalgamated products and HNN- extensions. 

Prerequisite(s): Algebra 1.

References

  1. M. Artin: Algebra, Second Edition, Pearson Prentice-Hall of India, New Delhi, 2011.
  2. D. S. Dummit and Richard M. Foote: Abstract Algebra, Third Edition, Wiley, 2005.
  3. Patrick Morandi: Field and Galois Theory. Springer, 1996. 
  4. Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach:   Groups and Symmetries: From Finite Groups to Lie Groups. Springer, 2010. 
  5. I. S. Luthar and I. B. S. Passi: Algebra Vols I & 2, Narosa, 1996, 1999.

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