Math 256B - Algebraic Geometry

InstructorPaul Vojta
LecturesMWF 11:10–12:00, Evans 31
Class Number26733
Office883 Evans
E-Mail:vojta@math.berkeley.edu
Office HoursMondays 12:30–1:30, Wednesdays 1–2, Fridays 1–2,
excluding spring break and university holidays.
Please email me to set up a time to meet if you cannot make any of these times.
PrerequisitesMath 256A
Required TextHartshorne, Algebraic Geometry, Springer
SyllabusThe course will pick up where 256A left off and finish Chapter II though Section 8. After that, we will proceed on to do much of Chapter III (Cohomology).
GradingGrades will be based on homework assignments, and possibly in-class quizzes. There will be no final exam, but the last problem set will be due about a week after the last day of classes.
Homework Weekly or biweekly, assigned in class, generally due on Mondays
CommentsI tend to follow the book fairly closely, but try to give interesting exercises and examples.

Handouts

None yet.

Homework Assignments

In these assignments, you may use earlier exercises from the book without proving them. (For problems not from the book, use common sense or ask me.)

Solutions for these assignments (those that have been graded, that is) are available on bCourses.

No.DueAssignment
11/29 dvi pdf
22/5 II Ex. 1.19, 5.6, 5.9
32/12 dvi pdf
42/21 dvi pdf
5 2/26
Do not hand in
II Ex. 2.17;
III Ex. 3.1, 3.2, 4.1

Last updated 23 February 2018