401-3145-70L  Algebraic Geometry I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersP. Yang
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
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401-3145-70 VAlgebraic Geometry I
Classroom attendance is limited and is only possible upon invitation by the lecturer. All other students will have to follow the course online.
4 hrs
Tue12:15-14:00HG D 3.2 »
Thu10:15-12:00HG D 3.2 »
P. Yang
401-3145-70 UAlgebraic Geometry I
Groups are selected in myStudies.
1 hrs
Thu12:15-13:00HG D 1.1 »
12:15-13:00HG D 1.2 »
P. Yang

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AbstractThis course is an introduction to Algebraic Geometry (algebraic varieties).
ObjectiveLearning Algebraic Geometry.
LiteraturePrimary reference:
* I. R. Shafarevich, Basic Algebraic geometry 1 & 2, Springer-Verlag.
* M. F. Atiyah and I. G. Macdonald, Introduction to Commutative Algebra, Addison-Wesley Publ., 1969.

Secondary reference:
* Ulrich Görtz and Torsten Wedhorn: Algebraic Geometry I, Advanced Lectures in Mathematics, Springer.
* Qing Liu: Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic Curves, Oxford Science Publications.
* Robin Hartshorne: Algebraic Geometry, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer.
* Siegfried Bosch: Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, Springer 2013.
* D. Eisenbud: Commutative algebra. With a view towards algebraic geometry, GTM 150, Springer Verlag, 1995.
* H. Matsumura, Commutative ring theory, Cambridge University Press 1989.
* N. Bourbaki, Commutative Algebra.

Other good textbooks and online texts are:
* David Eisenbud, Joe Harris: The Geometry of Schemes, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer.
* Ravi Vakil, Foundations of Algebraic Geometry, http://math.stanford.edu/~vakil/216blog/
* Jean Gallier and Stephen S. Shatz, Algebraic Geometry http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~jean/algeom/steve01.html

"Classical" Algebraic Geometry over an algebraically closed field:
* Joe Harris, Algebraic Geometry, A First Course, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer.
* J.S. Milne, Algebraic Geometry, http://www.jmilne.org/math/CourseNotes/AG.pdf

Further readings:
* Günter Harder: Algebraic Geometry 1 & 2
* Alexandre Grothendieck et al.: Elements de Geometrie Algebrique EGA
* Saunders MacLane: Categories for the Working Mathematician, Springer-Verlag.
Prerequisites / NoticeLinear Algebra

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits10 credits
ExaminersP. Yang
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
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401-3145-70 UAlgebraic Geometry I
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