In the Fall semester of 2020 Dr. Simon Häberli is giving an online course on Algebraic Groups.

In this page you can find all the information about the course.

The course takes place on Wednesday at 3 pm and there is a discussion session on Sunday at 3 pm.

If you want to participate in the class, please send an email to Dr. Häberli.

The textbook is Tamás Szamuely‘s lecture notes on Linear Algebraic Groups.

The handwritten notes of the lectures are available on Dropbox. Please click here to access the files.

Here are some relevant and useful references (new items may be added later):

  • Introduction To Affine Group Schemes, by W. Waterhouse
  • Algebraic Groups, by J. Milne

Assignments and topics for the discussion session

  • For Wednesday November 25th, read chapter 1 of the textbook.