# Math 548 - Geometry, Algebra, and Algorithms

## Spring 2018

**Lectures:** Tuesday, Thursday 10:05 am - 11:20 am

**Office:** LC 300D

**Office Hours:** Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm,
Wednesday 10:00am - 12:00pm

**Textbook:**

Ideals, Varieties, and Algorithms, Fourth Edition.

David A. Cox, John Little, Donal O'Shea.

**Resources:**

Syllabus

Tentative Lecture Schedule

Macaulay2 Webpage

CoCalc
(Make a new project, start `>_ Terminal`, and type `M2`)

**Exam Information:**

Midterm 1 Practice

Midterm 1

Midterm 2 Practice

Midterm 2

Final Exam Information

Final Exam (Take home: Due May 8 at 11:30 am)

**Assignments:**

Problem Set 1 - Due February 1

Problem Set 2 - Due February 15

Problem Set 3 - Due March 8

Problem Set 4 - Due March 29

Problem Set 5 - Due April 19

**Macaulay2 Example Files:**

January 22:
Basics on Polynomials and Ideals

January 24:
Univariate Polynomials

February 1:
Monomial Orderings

February 22:
Gröbner Bases

March 22:
Singular Points

April 24:
Ideal Operations