MA 214: Topics in Commutative Algebra

Credits: 3:0


Abstract relations and Dickson’s Lemma; Hilbert Basis theorem, Buchberger Criterion for Grobner Bases and Elimination Theorem; Field Extensions and the Hilbert Nullstellensatz; Decomposition, Radical, and Zeroes of Ideals; Syzygies, Grobner Bases for Modules, Computation of Hom, Free Resolutions; Universal Grobner Bases and Toric Ideals.


Suggested books :

  1. T. Becker and V. Weispfenning, Grobner Bases–a Computational Approach to Commutative Algebra ,Springer 1993.
  2. W.W. Adams and P. Loustaunau, An Introduction to Grobner Bases ,Graduate Studies in Mathematics, Vol. 3, American Mathematical Society, 1994.
  3. B. Sturmfels, Grobner bases and convex polytopes ,American Mathematical Society 1996.

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