Annual Foundation School -III (2017) - Shillong - Speakers and Syllabus

Algebra III : Field Theory and Galois Theory.[Artin] Chapters 13, 14.
Analysis III : Functional Analysis. [Simmons] Chapters 8,9,10,11.
Topology III: Algebraic Topology:
1. Fundamental Group and Covering Spaces [Munkres] Chapters 9 (Fundamental group) and 13 (Covering spaces). *-ed sections in Ch. 9 may be omitted.
2. Homology: [Spanier] Chapter 3, 4 / or [Greenberg and Harper] Part II.

1. Lectures and Tutorials on field theory and Galois theory will be shared by
AMB – Ardeline Mary Buhphang, NEHU, Shillong
PS – Parvathi Shastri, Mumbai
RB - Rupam Barman, IIT Guwahati

2. Lectures and Tutorials on functional analysis will be shared by
AC - Anjan Chakrabarty, IIT Guwahati
ARS – A.R. Shastri, IIT Bombay
SM – Saikat Mukherjee, NIT Meghalaya

3. Lectures and Tutorials on algebraic topology will be shared by
ATS - Angom Tiken Singh, NEHU, Shillong
BS – B. Subhash, IISER, Tirupati
HKM - Himadri Kumar Mukerjee, NEHU, Shillong

Week 1

Date 9.30-11.00 11.00-11.30 11.30-1.00 1.00-2.30 2.30-3.30 3.30-4.00 4.00-5.00
12 June FT1 Tea FA1 Lunch TFT1 Tea TFA1
13 June AT1 Tea FT2 Lunch TAT1 Tea TRT2
14 June FA2 Tea AT2 Lunch TFA2 Tea TAT2
15 June FT3 Tea FA3 Lunch TFT3 Tea TFA3
16 June AT3 Tea FT4 Lunch TAT3 Tea TFT4
17 June FA4 Tea AT4 Lunch TFA4 Tea


 Week 2

Date 9.30-11.00 11.00-11.30 11.30-1.00 1.00-2.30 2.30-3.30 3.30-4.00 4.00-5.00
19 June FT5 Tea FA5 Lunch TFT5 Tea TFA5
20 June AT5 Tea FT6 Lunch TAT5 Tea TFT6
21 June FA6 Tea AT6 Lunch TFA6 Tea TAT6
22 June FT7 Tea FA7 Lunch TFT7 Tea TFA7
23 June AT7 Tea FT8 Lunch TAT7 Tea TFT8
24 June FA8 Tea AT8 Lunch TFA8 Tea TAT8

 Week 3

Date 9.30-11.00 11.00-11.30 11.30-1.00 1.00-2.30 2.30-3.30 3.30-4.00 4.00-5.00
26 June FT9 Tea FA9 Lunch TFT9 Tea TFA9
27 June AT9 Tea FT10 Lunch TAT9 Tea TFT10
28 June FA10 Tea AT10 Lunch TFA10 Tea TAT10
29 June FT11 Tea FA11 Lunch TFT11 Tea TFA11
30 June AT11 Tea FT12 Lunch TAT11 Tea TFT12
01 July FA12 Tea AT12 Lunch TFA12 Tea TAT12

 Week 4

Date 9.30-11.00 11.00-11.30 11.30-1.00 1.00-2.30 2.30-3.30 3.30-4.00 4.00-5.00
03 July FT13 Tea FA13 Lunch TFT13 Tea TFA13
04 July AT13 Tea FT14 Lunch TAT13 Tea TFT14
05 July FA14 Tea AT14 Lunch TFA14 Tea TAT14
06 July FT15 Tea FA15 Lunch TFT15 Tea TFA15
07 July AT15 Tea FT16 Lunch TAT15 Tea TFT16
08 July FA16 Tea AT16 Lunch TFA16 Tea TAT16


• FTn : nth lecture in field theory/Galois theory
• TFTn: nth tutorial in field theory/Galois theory
• FAn : nth lecture in functional analysis
• TFAn: nth tutorial in functional analysis
• ATn : nth lecture in algebraic topology
• TATn: nth tutorial in algebraic topology

Basic References:

  1. [Armstrong] M. A. Armstrong, Basic Topology, Springer International Edition.
  2. [Artin] Michael Artin, Algebra, Pearson, 1991, Prentice-Hall of India, New-Delhi, 2003.
  3. [Greenberg and Harper] M. J. Greenberg and J. R. Harper, Algebraic Topology: a first course, Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co. 1981.
  4. [Munkres] J. R. Munkres, Topology, II-ed. Prentice Hall.
  5. [Simmons] G. F. Simmons, Introduction to Topology and Modern Analysis, McGraw-Hill, 1983.