MAT 312/AMS 351: Applied Algebra

Spring 2007

SUNY at Stony Brook
Department of Mathematics
SUNY at Stony Brook

This course is an introduction to number theory and to group theory, together with some applications to codes and coding theory.

Textbook: Numbers, Groups and Codes, 2nd Ed.,
by J.H. Humphreys and M.Y. Prest, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Course Lecturer: Prof. Daryl  Geller, Math Tower 4-100B
Phone: 632-8327 email:
Office hours: MW 12:45-2:15, in 4-100B Math or P-143 Math. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Instructors and class schedule

Syllabus and homework assignments


Quiz 1 -- Wednesday, February 7, in class

Midterm I -- Wednesday, February 14, in class

Quiz 2 -- Wednesday, February 28, in class

Midterm II -- Wednesday, March 21, in class

Quiz 3 -- Wednesday, April 11, in class

Final Exam -- Wednesday, May 9, 11:00 am -1:30 pm.

Useful information regarding the course will be regularly posted on the World Wide Web, and can be accessed by pointing your browser to

DSS advisory. If you have a physical, psychiatric, medical, or learning disability that may affect your ability to carry out the assigned course work, please contact the office of Disabled Student Services (DSS), Humanities Building, room 133, telephone  632-6748/TDD. DSS will review your concerns and determine what accommodations may be necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation of disability is confidential.