Version of 06/10/2005 ---- Go to Daan's homepage ---- Go to year 2005-2006

MA4F2 Braids Groups 2004-2005
by Daan Krammer


  • The precise syllabus is as follows: All B-questions from the assignments and everything in the lecture notes, except:
           
  • The part of section 16 starting at 16.19 "Let l_R denote...";
  • The part of section 17 starting on page 66 "The Möbius function for the BKL positive braids";
  • The exercises in the lecture notes which are not B-questions on assignments;
  • All starred items.
  • Here is the mock exam: postscript -- pdf .

  • Errata and hints and more examples: postscript -- pdf .

  • The assignment deadlines have been moved for the second time!
    Sheet 1     Wednesday 26 January, 2pm
    Sheet 2     Wednesday 9 February, 2pm
    Sheet 3     Wednesday 2 March, 2pm
    Sheet 4     Friday 6 May, 2pm
    About half of the assignments will be marked by Matthew Owens.

  • Exercise Sheet 1: postscript -- pdf -- Some solutions: postscript -- pdf.
  • Exercise Sheet 2: postscript -- pdf -- Some solutions: postscript -- pdf.
  • Exercise Sheet 3: postscript -- pdf -- Some solutions: postscript -- pdf.
  • Exercise Sheet 4: postscript -- pdf.

  • Our original lecture notes - new version of the lecture notes (05/09/05).

  • I will be happy to help with queries of any sort. Just send an email to me daan@maths.warwick.ac.uk or drop by in my office MI-B1.17.

  • The MathStuff page and the PYDC page for MA4F2 Braid Groups.

  • There are 30 lecture hours (weeks 15-29):
    Monday     10-11     MS-04,
    Thursday     12-13     MS-04,
    Friday     09-10     MS-04.

  • I'm running a support class but the room may turn out to be too small in which case time and place may change:
    Friday     3-4     B0.13

  • The final mark composes from a three-hour exam in term 3 (85%) and the best 3 of your assignments (15%).