**Instructor:** Michael Schein
**Office:** Mathematics Building, Room 214
**E-mail:** mschein at math dot biu dot ac dot il
**Office hours:** Sundays, 5--6 pm

**Time:** Sunday, 2--4:45 pm
**Location:** Moreshet Israel (503), room 8
**Final Exam:** February 11, 2009 (tentatively)

**Question Sheets**

Question Sheet 1 (due Nov. 23): pdf

Question Sheet 2 (due Dec. 14): pdf

Question Sheet 3 (due Jan. 11): pdf

Question Sheet 4 (due Feb. 1): pdf

**Some References**

*Gradute Algebra: Commutative View*by Louis Rowen.- Algebra B3 and Commutative Algebra.
- Lecture notes (in Hebrew) for courses taught by Moshe Jarden at Tel Aviv University that overlap considerably with our course.
*Commutative Ring Theory*by H. Matsumura.*Commutative Algebra*by O. Zariski and P. Samuel.*Commutative Algebra with a View toward Algebraic Geometry*by D. Eisenbud.