Information concerning the course Mathematics 551 (Introduction to
to be taught in Fall 2006 by J. Tunnell is kept here.
The course will be an introduction to abstract algebra,
including groups, rings, modules and categories.
It will meet Monday and Wednesday 3:20-4:40 in
Hill 423. The following information is currently available about this
There are textbooks on category theory freely available
online which may be useful in finding a definition or
The Joy of Cats by Adamek, Herrlich and Strecker is a more
than 500 page text containing many examples and theorems of