TU Kaiserslautern • Department of Mathematics • Winter Term 2013/14

«Computer Algebra»

Supervision: Mathias Schulze & Yue Ren
class Tuesday  11:45-13:15h,  48-438
class Thursday  11:45-13:15h,  48-438
tutorial Wednesday  15:30-17:00h,  48-582


Monomial orderings, division with remainder, normal forms, standard bases, Bucherger's criterion, Mora's algorithm, ideal / module operations (membership, radicalmembership, intersection, quotient, saturation, elimination, ...), free resolutions, Hilbert's syzygy theorem, Noether normalization, primary decomposition, Hilbert series/polynomial.


The tutorial will be held by Yue Ren. The deadline for regular signups has ended. For late signups, please contact Yue Ren.


There will be weekly homework assignments posted on this page. Typically assignments will be posted on Thursday, and are due on Tuesday, the week after the next by 12:00. Please hand in your solutions by the respective due date in the office of Yue Ren, room 48-420. You may (and you are encouraged to) turn in your homework in teams of 3. However, each of you needs to be able to present your team's solutions during the tutorial.


In order to obtain an Übungsschein you need to actively participate in the tutorial and achieve a total homework score of at least 40%. Active participation means regular attendance and presenting a solution of a homework problem (at least once). For credit points you need to pass an oral exam after the end of the semester.