Algebraic Number Theory (MATH542) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Algebraic Number Theory MATH542 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Consent of the Department
Course Language English N/A Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree Face To Face Lecture, Question and Answer. This course is designed to give the essential elements of algebraic number theory. The students who succeeded in this course; understand the main theorems in algebraic number theory define and construct examples of number theoretic structures given in the content of the course be able to apply the main theorems of algebraic number theory be able to reproduce simple proofs of some theorems in algebric number theory. Integers, norm, trace, discriminant, algebraic integers, quadratic integers, Dedekind domains, valuations, ramification in an extension of Dedekind domains, different, ramification in Galois extensions, ramification and arithmetic in quadratic fields, the quadratic reciprocity law, ramification and integers in cyclotomic fields, Kronecker-Weber the

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Integers, Norm, Trace
2 Discriminant, Algebraic integers,
4 Dedekind domains, Valuations
5 Ramification in an extension of Dedekind domains,
6 Different, Ramification in Galois extensions
7 Ramification and arithmetic in quadratic fields,
9 Ramification and integers in cyclotomic fields
10 The Kronecker-Weber Theorem on Abelian extensions
11 The Dirichlet’s Theorem on the finiteness of the class group
12 The Dirichlet’s Theorem on units
13 Hermite-Minkowski Theorem
14 Fermat’s Last Theorem.
15 Review
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Algebraic Number Theory, I.N. Stewart and D.O. Tall, Chapman & Hall, 1995 2. Algebraic Number Fields, Gerald J. Janusz, AMS,1996 3. Number Theory: Algebraic Numbers and Functions, H.Koch, AMS,2005

Evaluation System

Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 7 100
 Percentage of Semester Work 60 40 100

Course Category

Core Courses X

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the ability to apply scientific knowledge gained in the undergraduate education and to expand and extend knowledge in the same or in a different area.
2 Has the ability to obtain, to evaluate, to interpret and to apply information by doing scientific research.
3 Can apply gained knowledge and problem solving abilities in inter-disciplinary research.
4 Has the ability to work independently within research area, to state the problem, to develop solution techniques, to solve the problem, to evaluate the obtained results and to apply them when necessary.
5 Takes responsibility individually and as a team member to improve systematic approaches to produce solutions in unexpected complicated situations related to the area of study.
6 Can develop strategies, implement plans and principles on the area of study and can evaluate obtained results within the framework.
7 Can develop and extend the knowledge in the area and to use them with scientific, social and ethical responsibility.
8 Has the ability to follow recent developments within the area of research, to support research with scientific arguments and data, to communicate the information on the area of expertise in a systematically by means of written report and oral/visual presentation.
9 Has proficiency in English language and has the ability to communicate with colleagues and to follow the innovations in mathematics and related fields.
10 Has software and hardware knowledge in the area of expertise, and has proficient information and communication technology knowledge.
11 Has professional ethical consciousness and responsibility which takes into account the universal and social dimensions in the process of data collection, interpretation, implementation and declaration of results in mathematics and its applications.

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 5 3 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10