A course of five 2hour lectures given at the London postgraduate taught course centre,
De Morgan House, Russell Square.
News
 5th March: New sample exam question (see below).
 11th November: Slides of lectures 4 and 5 available from the links below. Also problem sheets 4 and 5.
 21st October: Slides of lectures 2 and 3 available from the links below. Also problem sheets 2 and 3.
 7th October: Problem sheet 1 available from the link below.
 7th October: Slides of lecture 1 available from the link below.
 Last year's page is available for backup,
and until this year's page is ready.
 16th September: Webpage in preparation.
Administrative details
 Time: Mondays, 1.003.00 pm, 6th October  10th November 2008, excluding 3rd November
 Lecturer: Professor Robert A. Wilson, QMUL.
Course materials
 Preliminary reading
 I shall be assuming a basic knowledge of group theory, such is
commonly taught in a UK undergraduate maths course. This material can
be found in a condensed form in my notes,
or in more extensive form in any decent book on group theory.
 Lecture slides: the highlights
 Lecture notes: the details
 Problem sheets

Sample exam question
Further reading
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pages have not been reviewed or approved by Queen Mary, University of
London.