**Lecture notes**

Update (3/2020): An expanded version of the lecture notes from this minicourse
has now been published as a book in Cambridge University Press.

Update (6/2017): A new revision of the lecture notes has just been uploaded to
the arXiv (arXiv:1706.05540),
so it is officially no longer considered a "preliminary version".

Update (10/09/2013): Complete preliminary draft including all lectures and
appendices now uploaded; total is 77 pages.

Update (29/08/2013): Lecture 4 is also now complete, only Lecture 5 is
still missing; total is 63 pages.

Update (29/08/2013): Lecture 3 now complete, total is 53 pages.

Update (28/08/2013): Appendix A.2 now complete, minor revisions elsewhere,
total is 41 pages.

First upload (27/08/2013): 35 pages so far. Lectures 1 and 2, and
Appendices A.1 and B are complete.

Slides from lectures (best viewed in full screen mode):

Lecture 1

Lecture 2

Lecture 3

Lecture 5

*Note: these slides do not cover the entirety of any lecture, only the
background material. See the lecture notes for the rest. There were no
slides for Lecture 4.*

Exercise sheet 1

Exercise sheet 2

Exercise sheet 3