This is a reading course based on topics from Atiyah and Macdonald "Introduction to Commutative Algebra". It is possible to do this course as a 5- or 10-credit reading course, depending whether one covers 6 or 12 weeks worth of material. The course lasts during IV and V period of 2020/2021 academic year.
There will be 6 homework sets for the 5-credit course and 12 homework sets for the 10-credit course. The homework is submitted in MyCourses. The deadline for homework submission is on Wednesdays (first week homework deadline is Sunday).
There will be an oral exam at the end the course.
The homework will be 60% of the grade and the oral exam will be 40% of the grade. However, one needs to get at least 50% of the points of the exam to pass the course.
The communication for this course takes place in Zulip https://ca2021.zulip.cs.aalto.fi. Anyone with an Aalto account can join the Zulip channel. The weekly reading material and homework is also posted on Zulip.