Fundamental Algebra


Group actions, Sylow theory. Nilpotent and solvable groups. Free groups and presentations. Lie groups and algebraic groups. Groups with operators. Rings and modules. Hermite, Smith and Jordan normal forms for matrices. Wedderburn theory. Linear representations of groups. Polynomial rings and factorization theory. Field extensions. Galois theory. Norms, traces and discriminants. Ideal theory in commutative rings. Rings of integers. Dedekind domains. Algebraic sets and Hilbert's Nullstellensatz.

The program will cover most of the above topics. Depending on the background and interests of the students, some topics may be developed in considerably more depth than others.


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  • Some aspects of descent theory and applications
      Rui Rodrigues de Abreu Fernandes Prezado (January 2024)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
      Fernando Lucatelli Nunes
  • Comparability between different systems: star-shaped and convex transform orders
      Beatriz Ferreira Santos (December 2023)
      Paulo Eduardo Oliveira
      Idir Arab
  • On Lax Idempotent Monads in Topology
      Carlos Miguel Alves Fitas (December 2023)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
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