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Penn State University, Department of Mathematics
MATH 497A: Introduction to Applied Algebraic Geometry
Welcome! I am the teaching assistant for this course, which is part of Penn State's
2015 MASS program
. The course is set up to cover
fundamentals of algebraic geometry, including
polynomial rings, ideals, and varieties;
affine and projective spaces, Segre varieties, secant varieties, and tensor rank; and
group actions on varieties.
Because this course is
, we will cover techniques used in many applications. In particular, the course will study applications to statistics, quantum information, and computational complexity.
Anonymous feedback can be submitted at any time in the semester here:
10/12 Guest Lecture
- Neural Ideals
Homework 7 -- pick a project
What is a tensor?
What is a wedge product?
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