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Postgraduate Course: MIGSAA Algebra 2 (MATH11173)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Mathematics CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits15 ECTS Credits7.5
Summary*Only students of the MIGSAA CDT may take this course*
The course assumes prior knowledge of the notion of a module and related concepts; Basics on Noetherian and Artinian modules; Some commutative algebra, in particular the notion of a principal ideal domain.
Course description Noncommutative rings (5 lectures)
Finitely generated modules over principal ideal domains and applications
The Artin-Wedderburn Theorem

Representation Theory (5 lectures)
Representations and characters
Orthogonality relations
Induced representations
Computing character tables
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
Thorough understanding of noncommutative rings and representation theory.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Keywordsmigsaa,algebra
Contacts
Course organiserProf A Carbery
Tel: (0131 6)50 5993
Email: A.Carbery@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Isabelle Hanlon
Tel: (0131 6)50 5955
Email: i.hanlon@ed.ac.uk
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