Computational Algebraic Geometry / Edition 1

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Suitable for graduate students, the objective of this book is to bring advanced algebra to life with lots of examples. The first three chapters provide an introduction to commutative algebra and connections to geometry. The rest of the book then focuses on three active areas of contemporary algebra.
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"Schenck's book offers an interesting path into this wonderful subject...Any student who completes this book will be excited about algebraic geometry and well-equipped for further reading."
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521536509
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/31/2003
  • Series: London Mathematical Society Student Texts , #58
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Basics of Commutative Algebra 1
2 Projective Space and Graded Objects 18
3 Free Resolutions and Regular Sequences 34
4 Grohner Bases and the Buchberger Algorithm 50
5 Combinatorics, Topology and the Stanley-Reisner Ring 64
6 Functors: Localization, Hom, and Tensor 80
7 Geometry of Points and the Hilbert Function 92
8 Snake Lemma, Derived Functors, Tor and Ext 107
9 Curves, Sheaves, and Cohomology 126
10 Projective Dimension, Cohen-Macaulay Modules, Upper Bound Theorem 145
A Abstract Algebra Primer 163
B Complex Analysis Primer 175
Bibliography 183
Index 189
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