## Instructor

Prof. Marco Varisco,
mvarisco@albany.edu,
www.albany.edu/~mv312143/

Office: ES-120C,
Office Hours: MWF 11:30–12:30, or by appointment.

## Schedule

MWF 10:25–11:20 in ES-153.

## Prerequisites

AMAT 540 A & B.

## Description

K_{0}, K_{1}, and higher algebraic K-theory of rings, exact categories, categories with cofibrations, and categories with cofibrations and weak equivalences (also known as Waldhausen categories). Additivity theorem and other fundamental theorems of algebraic K-theory. Extensive review/introduction to background material in category theory and simplicial techniques.

## Textbook

None, but lecture notes and additional reading material will be distributed in class.

## Grading

Biweekly homework assignments.