Solutions to Atiyah and MacDonald’s Introduction to. Commutative Algebra. Athanasios Papaioannou. August 5, Introduction to. Commutative Algebra. M. F. ATIYAH, FRS. I. G. MACDONALD. UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD. I. ADDISON-WESLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY. Atiyah and Macdonald explain their philosophy in their introduction. Two radicals of a ring are commonly used in Commutative Algebra: the.

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That’s why I’m making it a community wiki. Errata for Atiyah-Macdonald Ask Question. Amitesh Datta 17k 4 49 The discussion of modules of finite length in chapter 6.

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commutatkve By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Shouldn’t somebody make contact with Sir Atiyah? Here are a few more small miscellaneous mistakes and typos: ADR 3 I am currently doing a one semester course on groups and rings where we have learned about so far:. To prevent misunderstandings, let me add that Atiyah-MacDonald is, to my tastethe best mathematics book I have ever seen, all subjects considered.

Point-set topology is an essential prerequisite in the exercises because many exercises discuss affine schemes. The answer to the question about a Web source of errata is very likely no. Aside from this, I think it’s pointless to use this site to assemble errata for a book. And it doesn’t seem that a radical ideal should automatically be decomposable. Dear jdc, Firstly, I had missed the fact that in the second part of 5. Well, I was merely offering an opposing opinion, from the point of view of an undergraduate mathematician with a more conventional background.


The reason I got so many was not because I posted here. The weak Nullstellensatz implies the first part of 5. Oct 18 ’10 at A cursory Google search reveals a laughably short list herewith just a few typos. Also, there should perhaps be an entry “Ideal, irreducible, 82” in the index on p. The translation is usually 11 page numbers ahead of the original.

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This has the following geometrical interpretation: This new statement applies to the first equality in the last display in the proof of Proposition Also, the elements of Galois theory are needed in some exercises in chapter 5, for example. Apologies for my obtuseness. Post as a guest Name.

What I can’t do is to obtain the second part of 5. On Chapter 2 p. Not everyone has had the benefit of learning so much, whether by their own efforts or otherwise, by the age of 16!

It seems to me that the second part of the proof of Theorem 8. I suggest the following restatement: This is false since that map is not a ring morphism. So, it’s very different to just posting once here and then sitting back and hoping which, I thinkis what is happening here, although I do apologise if I’ve got this wrong. Page 39, last line: Then by the previous theorem, 5. Later, in Corollary 3. By using our site, you acknowledge inttroduction you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Secondly, there is no need to talk about maximal ideals. Page 29, about two third of the page: I wouldn’t call A-M macdonaod. When I wrote the comment, I just wanted to add this little detail to your excellent answer.

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Here is what I think. I think we should stick to the community wiki format: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

But lords and ladies are even more troublesome: Honorary titles in the Alfebra system are truly mysterious, but “Sir Atiyah” is actually “Sir Michael”. The argument written above proves algebrra A knowledge of the following results: On page 31, the first line refers to Proposition 2.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The first part of 5.