Exam: Closed book exam, date TBA
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Symmetry groups in R^{n} (3 lectures)
Groups acting on sets and simple groups. (4 lectures)
Symmetry Groups (2D) (2 lectures)
Affine isometries (2 lectures)
Wallpaper groups (3 lectures)
Symmetry Groups (3D) (3 lectures)
Sylow Theorems: proof and further applications (3 lectures)
A pdf version of the syllabus can be found here.
(Partial) lecture notes and, by popular demand the piece of paper I squint at during lectures.
Armstrong, Groups and symmetry (Shelfmark 512.86 (A), ISBN 0387966757)
Dummit, Abstract algebra (Shelfmark 512.8 (D), ISBN 0130047716)
Fraleigh, A first course in abstract algebra (Shelfmark 512.8 (F), ISBN 0201534673)
Herstein, Abstract algebra (Shelfmark 512.8 (H), ISBN 0023538228)
Artin, Algebra (Shelfmark 512 (A), ISBN 0130047635)
 
 

Four questions (no choice), 2.5 hours.