Time and Place : TuTh 1:15 2:35; Zoom Meeting
Instructor : Radu Laza
Email : radu.laza@stonybrook.eduOffice Hours: Thr 2:304 (same link as the class), Tue 1112:30
Textbook
Week  Topic  References 
(1) Feb 4  What is algebraic geometry? (Overview and some examples) 

(2) Feb 9, 11  Overview Projective Space 

(3) Feb 16, 18  Projective space (coordinates, Why CP^n?)  
(4) Feb 23, 25  Degree, Linear Transformations, Bezout Theorem  
(5) Mar 2, 4  Conics (Normal form, Parameterization)  [Reid] I.1 
(6) Mar 9, 11  Cubics  [Reid] I.2 
(7) Mar 16, 18  Affine varieties, Nullstellensatz  [Reid] II.3 
(8) Mar 23, 25  The coordinate ring  [Reid] II.4 
(9) Mar 30, Apr 1  Smoothness, Dimension  [Reid] III.6 
(10) Apr 6, 8  Blowup, Birational Equivalances, Cremona transformation  [Reid] III.5 
(11) Mar 30, Apr 1  Cubic surfaces  [Reid] III.7 
(12) Apr 20, 22  Presentations & Discussion (1)  
(13) Apr 27, 29  Presentations & Discussion (2)  
(14) May 4, 6  Presentations & Discussion (3) 