Combinatorial Commutative Algebra (TCC 2017) in the University of Bristol

Lectures: wednesdays 9am-11am from October 11 to November 29, 2017 (7 weeks)

  • Please note that there is no lecture on November 8, 2017.

Instructor: Fatemeh Mohammadi

School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TW, United Kingdom
Office: Howard House 5.20
Email: fatemeh dot mohammadi at bristol dot ac dot uk
Office Hours: Mondays 2-3pm and by appointment

Course overview:

The "Combinatorial Commutative Algebra" field is concerned with the interplay between commutative algebra, combinatorics and polyhedral geometry. The main goals are:

Course texts:

Course organization and scope:

A rough plan is to discuss one topic each week, so we may cover Chapters 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 9 from Herzog-Hibi book and Chapter 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 14 from Miller-Sturmfels book.

Prerequisites for participants:


Solutions to homeworks:

All notes will be available to students and participants.

Lecture notes:

Recommended additional readings:

Updated in September 24, 2017.