M3150 Algebra II

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2011 - acreditation

The information about the term Autumn 2011 - acreditation is not made public

Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 4 credit(s) (příf plus uk k 1 zk 2 plus 1 > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. RNDr. Radan Kučera, DSc. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Radan Kučera, DSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Radan Kučera, DSc.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
M2150 Algebra I
Zvládnutí základů matematiky a kurzu Algebra I.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
* understand rudiments of group theory, ring theory and lattice theory;
* understand rudiments of universal algebra;
* explain basic notions and relations among them.
Syllabus
  • Rings and polynomials (ideals, factorrings, fields, skewfields, extensions, finite fields, symmetric polynomials).
  • Lattices (semilattices and lattices - two approaches, modular and distributive lattices, Boolean algebras, representation of finite distributive lattices and Boolean algebras).
  • Universal algebra (subalgebras, homomorphisms, congruences and factoralgebras, products, terms, varieties, free algebras, Birkhoff's theorem).
Literature
  • ROSICKÝ, Jiří. Algebra. 4., přeprac. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2002. 133 s. ISBN 80-210-2964-1. info
  • BICAN, Ladislav and Jiří ROSICKÝ. Teorie svazů a univerzální algebra. 1. vyd. Praha: Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy ČSR, 1989. 84 s. info
  • PROCHÁZKA, Ladislav. Algebra. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1990. 560 s. info
Teaching methods
Lectures: theoretical explanation. Exercises: solving problems with the aim to understand basic concepts and theorems, homeworks.
Assessment methods
Examination consists of two parts: written test and oral examination.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
http://www.math.muni.cz/~kucera
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 1999, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.