Sebastian Casalaina

Homological Algebra

MATH 6290 Spring 2018

Course description

Categories and functors, abelian categories, chain complexes, derived functors, derived categories, and applications. Prerequisites: MATH 6130 and MATH 6140.


MWF 10:00 AM -- 10:50 AM, HUMN 125

University of Colorado Academic Calendar

Office hours

MWF 11:00 AM -- 11:50 AM or by appointment


    The textbook for the course is:

  1. S. Gelfand and Y. Manin, Methods of Homological Algebra (2nd Edition), Monographs in Mathematics, Springer, 2003.
  2. Our treatment may also follow parts of:

  3. J. Rotman, An introduction to Homological Algebra, Universitext, Springer, 2009.
  4. C. Weibel, An Introduction to Homological Algebra, Cambridge University Press, 1994.


Grades will be based on homework and exams.