INSTRUCTOR: Professor John Beachy, Watson 355, 753-6753
OFFICE HOURS: MWF 11:00-12:00, or by appointment.
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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Homological Algebra (3). Categories and functors, projective and injective modules, complexes and homology, Ext, Tor, and dimensions. Applications to cohomology of groups and ring theory.
TEXT: Advanced Modern Algebra, by Joseph Rotman
Chapter 7, Modules and Categories;
Chapter 10, Homology
Tentative lecture schedule
An Introduction to Homological Algebra, by Joseph Rotman
An Introduction to Module Categories (a working copy of my book)
A History of Homological Algebra, by Charles Weibel (40 page dvi file) | local copy
ASSIGNMENTS: Due 9/15
The connecting homomorphism | Rotman's diagram on page 823 | rotated, with the complexes running left to right