(Optiona text 2) Artin, M.: "Algebra," Prentice Hall, U.S.A., (1991)
ISBN 0-13-004763-5.
Comments: The Dummit and Foote text provides a more compact but
less complete presentation of the text than does Lang's book. Artin's book
has a better discussion of matrix groups and of some other topics, such
as groups defined by generators and relations. I will suggest readings from all
three texts, as well as from some journal articles, for different parts of the
course.
To pass the course, it is necessary to pass the final exam.
Assuming one passes this exam, the course grade will be computed
in the following way:
Homework 55% of grade
Mid-term 15% of grade
Final Exam 30% of grade (assuming one has a passing score)
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