MATH 466 (Spring 2009)
## 2008 - 09 Spring

# MATH 466: Groups and Geometry

Frieze Patterns on Laces by �zhan Gen�

**Announcements:**
- Lectures begin on 23 February Monday.
- Visiting the webpages of Math 466 from seven
and three
years ago may
give you an idea about the course.

### Grading:

**Homework I:** 30 points,
**Midterm I/Homework II:** 30 points,
**Final:** 40 points.

**Bonus:** Many many bonus points are available for creative
work.
For good examples, visit:
Objects in METU,
Links
on Symmtery

**Remarks:**Those who do not attend at least 30% of the lectures
and do get a
failing grade in the exams will receive NA as their final letter grades.

Those who cheat in the first homework will take a midterm. Others
can take the second homework instead.

### Lectures:

Monday 15.40-16.30 (M-105), Wednesday
13.40-15.30 (M-105)

### Books:

For the first 7 weeks, I may give you handouts and I
shall cover some sections from "Groups and
Symmetry" by M. A. Armstrong. For the second 7 weeks, we will follow
"Reflection
Groups and Coxeter Groups" by James E. Humphreys.
You can find a list of
related books
here.