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Algebra Seminar
Date/Time/Room: Friday (10/19/2007) at 4:00pm in 487 Pickard Hall
Speaker:
Jared Painter
"Primary decomposition of ideals in commutative rings"Abstract: Methods of computing a primary decomposition of ideals in commutative rings will be discussed. A simple method will be shown for ideals in a principal ideal domain. More complex algorithms will be discussed for polynomial rings over fields. Also, we will discover a nice family of rings in which primary decompositions of ideals always exist.

