Graduate Seminar: A Gentle Introduction to Algebraic Geometry

Date: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
Location: 
111 MSB
Speaker: 
Kyle Maddox (Univ of Missouri)

Abstract: Classical algebraic geometry is the study of zeroes of multivariable polynomials and their geometric structure. More modern approaches are more concerned with the prime ideals in a ring. In this talk, I'll be presenting both views along with a wealth of examples to try and understand this incredibly rich subject. Prerequisites are four years of algebraic geometry classes, or best offer.

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