Fall 2013 Discussions

Venue: HSB 317

We haven't figured out a theme for this semester yet.

Field Theory

Speaker: Aniket Joshi
Abstract: I will try to cover (all/part of the following):
-Basic definitions of rings and fields
-Quotient rings, and construction of extension fields
-Algebraic and Transcendental fields
-Constructions with straight edge and compass
-Algebraically closed fields
References: J.S. Milne's notes on Field Theory and Galois Theory
Time: 2pm

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