Basic Algebraic Geometry (USB)
Media Storage Type : 32 GB USB Stick
NPTEL Subject Matter Expert : Dr. T.E. Venkata Balaji
NPTEL Co-ordinating Institute : IIT Madras
NPTEL Lecture Count : 42
NPTEL Course Size : 19 GB
NPTEL PDF Text Transcription : Available and Included
NPTEL Subtitle Transcription : Available and Included (SRT)
Lecture 1 - What is Algebraic Geometry?
Lecture 2 - The Zariski Topology and Affine Space
Lecture 3 - Going back and forth between subsets and ideals
Lecture 4 - Irreducibility in the Zariski Topology
Lecture 5 - Irreducible Closed Subsets Correspond to Ideals Whose Radicals are Prime
Lecture 6 - Understanding the Zariski Topology on the Affine Line; The Noetherian property in Topology and in Algebra
Lecture 7 - Basic Algebraic Geometry : Varieties, Morphisms, Local Rings, Function Fields and Nonsingularity
Lecture 8 - Topological Dimension, Krull Dimension and Heights of Prime Ideals
Lecture 9 - The Ring of Polynomial Functions on an Affine Variety
Lecture 10 - Geometric Hypersurfaces are Precisely Algebraic Hypersurfaces
Lecture 11 - Why Should We Study Affine Coordinate Rings of Functions on Affine Varieties ?
Lecture 12 - Capturing an Affine Variety Topologically From the Maximal Spectrum of its Ring of Functions
Lecture 13 - Analyzing Open Sets and Basic Open Sets for the Zariski Topology
Lecture 14 - The Ring of Functions on a Basic Open Set in the Zariski Topology
Lecture 15 - Quasi-Compactness in the Zariski Topology; Regularity of a Function at a point of an Affine Variety
Lecture 16 - What is a Global Regular Function on a Quasi-Affine Variety?
Lecture 17 - Characterizing Affine Varieties; Defining Morphisms between Affine or Quasi-Affine Varieties
Lecture 18 - Translating Morphisms into Affines as k-Algebra maps and the Grand Hilbert Nullstellensatz
Lecture 19 - Morphisms into an Affine Correspond to k-Algebra Homomorphisms from its Coordinate Ring of Functions
Lecture 20 - The Coordinate Ring of an Affine Variety Determines the Affine Variety and is Intrinsic to it
Lecture 21 - Automorphisms of Affine Spaces and of Polynomial Rings - The Jacobian Conjecture; The Punctured Plane is Not Affine
Lecture 22 - The Various Avatars of Projective n-space
Lecture 23 - Gluing (n+1) copies of Affine n-Space to Produce Projective n-space in Topology, Manifold Theory and Algebraic Geometry; The Key to the Definition of a Homogeneous Ideal
Lecture 24 - Translating Projective Geometry into Graded Rings and Homogeneous Ideals
Lecture 25 - Expanding the Category of Varieties to Include Projective and Quasi-Projective Varieties
Lecture 26 - Translating Homogeneous Localisation into Geometry and Back
Lecture 27 - Adding a Variable is Undone by Homogenous Localization - What is the Geometric Significance of this Algebraic Fact ?
Lecture 28 - Doing Calculus Without Limits in Geometry ?
Lecture 29 - The Birth of Local Rings in Geometry and in Algebra
Lecture 30 - The Formula for the Local Ring at a Point of a Projective Variety Or Playing with Localisations, Quotients, Homogenisation and Dehomogenisation !
Lecture 31 - The Field of Rational Functions or Function Field of a Variety - The Local Ring at the Generic Point
Lecture 32 - Fields of Rational Functions or Function Fields of Affine and Projective Varieties and their Relationships with Dimensions
Lecture 33 - Global Regular Functions on Projective Varieties are Simply the Constants
Lecture 34 - The d-Uple Embedding and the Non-Intrinsic Nature of the Homogeneous Coordinate Ring of a Projective Variety
Lecture 35 - The Importance of Local Rings - A Morphism is an Isomorphism if it is a Homeomorphism and Induces Isomorphisms at the Level of Local Rings
Lecture 36 - The Importance of Local Rings - A Rational Function in Every Local Ring is Globally Regular
Lecture 37 - Geometric Meaning of Isomorphism of Local Rings - Local Rings are Almost Global
Lecture 38 - Local Ring Isomorphism,Equals Function Field Isomorphism, Equals Birationality
Lecture 39 - Why Local Rings Provide Calculus Without Limits for Algebraic Geometry Pun Intended!
Lecture 40 - How Local Rings Detect Smoothness or Nonsingularity in Algebraic Geometry
Lecture 41 - Any Variety is a Smooth Manifold with or without Non-Smooth Boundary
Lecture 42 - Any Variety is a Smooth Hypersurface On an Open Dense Subset