|Lecture 1||Mon. Jan. 13||Saturated ideals, localization and direct products (1/2)||slides|
|Lecture 2||Mon. Jan. 20||Saturated ideals, localization and direct products (2/2)||slides|
|Lecture 3||Mon. Jan. 27||Univariate polynomials and resultant theory (1/2)||slides|
|Lecture 4||Mon. Feb. 3||Univariate polynomials and resultant theory (2/2)||slides|
|Lecture 5||Mon. Feb. 24||Exercises||example_1.mpl example_2.mpl example_3.mpl example_4.mpl|
|Lecture 6||Fr. Feb. 28||Multivariate polynomials, ideals and varieties (1/2)||slides example_5.mpl|
|Lecture 7||Mon. Mar. 2||Multivariate polynomials, ideals and varieties (2/2)||slides example_5.mpl|
|Lecture 8||Mon. Mar. 9||Regular chain theory||slides|
|Lecture 10||Mon. Mar. 23||Regular GCDs||slides example_7.mpl example_8.mpl Bareiss.mw|
|Lecture 11||Mon. Mar. 30||The Intersect algorithm||slides ISSAC 2011 slides|
|Lecture 12||Fr. Apr. 3||The Triangularize algorithm||TBA|
|Quiz 1||Mon. Oct. 4||3:30-4:00pm||10%|
|Quiz 2||Mon.Nov. 1||3:30-4:00pm||10%|
|Project selection||Mon. Nov. 8||3:00 - 6:00pm|
|Quiz 3||Mon. Nov. 22||3:30-4:00pm||10%|
|Quiz 4||Mon. Dec. 6||2:30-3:00pm||10%|
|Project presentations||Mon. Dec. 6||3:00 - 6:00pm||70%|
The following topics will be covered during the lectures:
Marc Moreno Maza
Office: Middlesex College 327
Office hours: 13:30-14:30 on Tuesdays
There is no specific textbook for this course. Lecture notes, suggested readings and supplementary materials are available electronically on the course website.
Students should check the course website http://www.csd.uwo.ca/courses/CS9867 on a regular basis for news and updates. These are the primary method by which information will be disseminated to all students in the class. The missing of critical information due to your failure to check the course website cannot be used as a basis for appeal.
There is one lecture of 3 hours, on Wednesdays, 13:30 - 16:30 in MC 316.
The overall course grade, out of 100, will be calculated as follows:
A CS6652 project topic is chosen by the student from a list of topics proposed by the instructor. Project topics will be posted by Feb. 10. and each student must choose a project topic by Feb. 24. The projects will be presented in class by the students during the last week of classes. Each presentation will consist of a 15 minute talk followed by questions for 5 minutes.
There is no midterm examination and no final examination.
It is Faculty of Science policy that a student who chooses to write a test or exam deems themselves fit enough to do so, and the student must accept the mark obtained. Claims of medical, physical, or emotional distress after the fact will not be considered.
Scholastic offences are taken seriously and students are directed to read the appropriate policy, specifically, the definition of what constitutes a Scholastic Offence, at this website:
Computer-marked, multiple-choice tests and exams may be subject to submission for similarity review by software that will check for unusual coincidences in answer patterns that may indicate cheating.
Every effort will be made to have quizzes marked and handed back within 2 weeks of the hand-in date.
|Quiz 1||Mon. Feb. 3||13:30-16:30||10%|
|Quiz 2||Mon. Mar. 2||13:30-16:30||10%|
|Project selection||Mon. Feb. 24||13:30-16:30|
|Quiz 3||Mon. Mar. 30||3:30-4:00pm||10%|
|Project presentations||Mon. April. 6||13:30 - 16:30||60%|
If you are unable to meet a course requirement due to illness or other serious circumstances, you must provide valid medical or supporting documentation to the Academic Counselling Office of your home faculty as soon as possible. The University Policy on Accommodation Consideration for Student Absences can be found here.
If you are a science student, the Academic Counselling Office of the Faculty of Science can be contacted at 519-661-3040 or email@example.com. See their Their web site.
A student requiring academic accommodation due to illness must use the Student Medical certificate when visiting an off-campus medical facility.
For further information, please consult the university's medical illness policy. and the University' policy on academic accommodation for student with disabilities.
Scholastic offences are taken seriously and students are directed to read the appropriate policy, specifically, the definition of what constitutes a Scholastic Offence, at the following web site.
All assignments are individual assignments. You may discuss approaches to problems among yourselves. However, the actual details of the work (assignment coding, answers to concept questions, etc.) must be your individual effort. Assignments that are judged to be the result of academic dishonesty will, for the student's first offence. You are responsible for reading and respecting the Computer Science Department's policy on Rules of Ethical Conduct and Scholastic Offenses.
All required papers may be subject to submission for textual similarity review to the commercial plagiarism detection software under license to the University for the detection of plagiarism. All papers submitted for such checking will be included as source documents in the reference database for the purpose of detecting plagiarism of papers subsequently submitted to the system. Use of the service is subject to the licensing agreement, currently between The University of Western Ontario and Turnitin.com.
Computer-marked multiple-choice tests and/or exams may be subject to submission for similarity review by software that will check for unusual coincidences in answer patterns that may indicate cheating.
Please contact the course instructor if you require lecture or printed material in an alternate format or if any other arrangements can make this course more accessible to you. You may also wish to contact Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) at 661-2111 ext. 82147 if you have questions regarding accommodation.
All students who are in emotional/mental distress should refer to Mental Health@Western. for a complete list of options about how to obtain help.
Learning-skills counsellors at the Student Development Centre. are ready to help you improve your learning skills. They offer presentations on strategies for improving time management, multiple-choice exam preparation/writing, textbook reading, and more. Individual support is offered throughout the Fall/Winter terms in the drop-in Learning Help Centre, and year-round through individual counselling. See also the services provided by the University Students’ Council.
The website for Registrarial Services.