representation theory

san francisco state university

federico ardila

spring 2016

O syllabus

O homework (due at the beginning of class)

o hw 1 (due feb 9)

o hw 2 (due feb 18)

o hw 3 (due mar 3)

o hw 4 (due mar 17)

After class n you will discuss the material with a classmate, and turn in a very brief summary of the key points at the beginning of class n + 1. We will begin class n + 1 by discussing these. After class n + 1, you will edit and transcribe your summary of class n into your "diary" (in LaTeX or some other beautiful format). The end result is due on May 19.

Bruce Sagan. The Symmetric Group. Representations, combinatorial algorithms, and symmetric functions.

David Dummit and Richard Foote. Abstract Algebra. (supplementary, not required)

Karen Smith. Groups and their representations.