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Algebras and Representation Theory

Theme: Structure and symmetry
Theme head: Professor Ivan Cheltsov

Overview: Algebras & Representation Theory (semester 2)

Noncommutative rings (5 lectures)

  • Finitely generated modules over principal ideal domains and applications
  • The Artin-Wedderburn Theorem

Representation Theory (5 lectures)

  • Representations and characters
  • Orthogonality relations
  • Induced representations
  • Computing character tables
Assessment

This module is assessed in two assignments.

Prerequisities

The notion of a module and related concepts; Basics on Noetherian and Artinian modules; Some commutative algebra, in particular the notion of a principal ideal domain.

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