A Brief Introduction to Algebraic K-theory, by Daniel R. Grayson

[The original Jan 22, 2008, version, has been updated Sep 26, 2008.]

This chapter summarizes a six-lecture course on "Algebraic K-Theory" that I gave at the conference and summer school on "Cohomology of Groups and Algebraic K-Theory", held at the Center of Mathematical Sciences of Zhejiang University, in Hangzhou, China, July 2 to 12, 2007.

Daniel R. Grayson <dan@math.uiuc.edu>