MAT 401 Syllabus
Seminar in Mathematics: Algebra and Algorithms
Fall 2017
The
schedule for topics covered in lecture is as follows.
Tuesday, August 29
Introduction to the topic.
Thursday, August 31 First presentation. 1-1. Instructor.
Second presentation. 1-2. Instructor.
Tuesday,
September 5 Labor Day. No class.
Thursday,
September 7
Computer presentation. Instructor
Tuesday,
September 12 First presentation. 1-3. Instructor.
Second presentation. 1-4. Instructor.
Thursday,
September 14 First presentation. 1-5. Instructor.
Second presentation. 2-1, 2-2. Instructor.
Problem Set 1
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
September 19 First presentation. 2-3.
Second presentation. 2-4.
Thursday,
September 21 First presentation. 2-5.
Second presentation. 2-6.
Problem Set 2
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
September 26 First presentation. 2-7.
Second presentation. 2-8.
Thursday,
September 28 First presentation. 3-1.
Second presentation. 3-2.
Problem Set 3
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
October 3 First presentation. 3-3.
Second presentation. 3-4.
Thursday,
October 5 First presentation. 3-5 to bottom of p. 153, "Resultants."
Second presentation. 3-5 from bottom of p. 153, "Resultants."
Problem Set 4
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
October 10 First presentation. 3-6.
Second presentation. 4-1.
Thursday,
October 12 First presentation. 4-2.
Second presentation. 4-3.
Problem Set 5
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
October 17 First presentation. 4-4.
Second presentation. 4-5.
Thursday,
October 19 First presentation. 4-6.
Second presentation. 5-1.
Problem Set 6
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
October 24 First presentation. 5-2.
Second presentation. 5-3.
Thursday,
October 26 First presentation. 5-4.
Second presentation. 5-5.
Problem Set 7
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
October 31 First presentation. 5-6.
Second presentation. 6-1, 6-2.
Thursday,
November 2 First presentation. 6-3.
Second presentation. 6-4.
Problem Set 8
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
November 7 First presentation. 6-5.
Second presentation. 7-1.
Thursday,
November 9 First presentation. 7-2.
Second presentation. 7-3.
Problem Set 9
due in lecture.
Tuesday,
November 14 First presentation. 7-4.
Second presentation. 8-1, 8-2 to middle of p. 363.
Thursday,
November 16 First presentation. 8-2 from middle of p. 363, 8-3.
Second presentation. 8-4.
Problem Set 10
due in lecture.
Jason Starr
4-108 Math Tower
Department of Mathematics
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3651
Phone: 631-632-8270
Fax: 631-632-7631 Jason Starr