Algebraic Geometry

A commutative diagram expressing the universal property of a categorical pullback.

Commutative diagram showing the universal property for a fibred product of morphisms. (Image courtesy of Ryan Reich on Wikipedia)


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Spring 2009



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This course provides an introduction to the language of schemes, properties of morphisms, and sheaf cohomology. Together with 18.725 Algebraic Geometry, students gain an understanding of the basic notions and techniques of modern algebraic geometry.

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Kiran Kedlaya. 18.726 Algebraic Geometry. Spring 2009. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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