## Introduction to algebraic geometry and commutative algebra

**Instructor: ** Joel Kamnitzer, jkamnitz@math.toronto.edu

**Lectures: **Tu 10-11:30am BA 2165,
Th 9:30-11:00 am room BA 2155

**Office:** 6110 Bahen
416-978-5163

**Office Hours:** Thursday 11:00-12:00 and 1:00-2:00

**Grading scheme:**

**Text:** Algebraic geometry, an introduction, Nicholas Perrin (available free through the library website)

Other useful references:

** Syllabus:**

Affine varieties and the Nullstellensatz

Projective varieties

Sheaves and abstract varieties

Dimension

Tangent spaces and smoothness

Divisors on curves and line bundles

** Homework: **

Homework 1, due Thur. Sept 24.

Homework 2, due Thur. Oct 8.

Homework 3, due Thur. Oct 22.

Homework 4, due Tues. Nov 10.

Homework 5, due Thur. Nov 26.

Here is an exam review sheet.