This is the page for the graduate class 18.706, Noncommutative Algebra.
Here is the course announcement with a brief
An important organizational point not mentioned there: the grader for the
class is Dmitry (Mitya) Kubrak, dmkubrak@MIT.EDU. If you are submitting
your homework by email please send it to him (cc the instructor at
firstname.lastname@example.org). The grader doesn't have scheduled office hours but
feel free to meet him and discuss any questions you may have about
Lecture notes by Mike Artin and
by Pavel Etingof provide supplementary
reading for the class.
Azumaya algebras and Amitsur cohomology
are explained in some depth in handwritten
notes by Vladimir Hinich.
Here are the scanned handwritten notes for
Lecture 19 and
Lecture 20 by Pavel Etingof.
The first homework is due on Thursday, 9/20.
The second homework is due on Thursday, 10/4.
The third homework is due on Thursday, 10/18.
Homework 4 is due on Thursday, 11/1.
Homework 5 is due on Monday, 11/19.
The last homework 6 is due on Monday, 12/10.
The list of suggested topics for the
optional expository paper is here.
The paper is due by December 12 (the end of the semester).