Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Mathematics 3154A/B

INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRAIC CURVES


Geometry of algebraic curves over the rational, real and complex fields. Classification of affine conics, singularities, intersection numbers, tangents, projective algebraic curves, multiplicity of points, flexes. Some discussion of cubic curves.

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 1600A/B, Mathematics 2120A/B, Mathematics 2122A/B, Mathematics 2124A/B, Mathematics 2155F/G, Mathematics 3121A/B, or the former Mathematics 2155A/B; an additional 0.5 course in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Calculus at the 2100 level or above.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MATH