Julianna Tymoczko

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Burton Hall 314
(413) 585–3775

Email: jtymoczko AT smith dot edu

Julianna Tymoczko: algebraic and combinatorial geometer

Math 333: Topics in Abstract Algebra: Computational Algebraic Geometry

Course meets: TuTh 10:30-11:50am in Burton B17.

Office hours: Monday 1-3pm, Wednesday 1-3pm, Thursday 3-4pm, and by appointment.

Course description: (From the course catalog) "Curves, surfaces, and higher dimensional geometric configurations defined by polynomial equations. Relevant commutative algebra will be developed; consideration will be given to the role of algorithm in solving systems of polynomial equations.""

Prerequisites: A first course in abstract algebra such as Math 233, or permission of the instructor.

Course readings: There is no official course textbook. Several books are on reserve in the library, including books by: Reid; Cox, Little, and O'Shea; Shafarevich; Hartshorne.