Iordan Ganev

Introduction to Algebraic Groups

Welcome! This is the homepage for the course "Introduction to Algebraic Groups", taught at the Weizmann Institute of Science in the first semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.

The course syllabus is here (pdf). Video recordings of the lectures are collected in a YouTube playlist, and also appear in this folder on Panopto. The course roughly follows the first seven chapters of:

Lecture Notes

The notes are in a github repository here.

Week-by-week Schedule and Exercises

Some exercises will be eligible for submission, others are just for practice. Any exercises from a lecture that you decide to submit will be due eleven days later at the start of the TA session.

Warning: links below have not yet been updated!

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
No class.
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Final Exam