Course Descriptions

16:640:540 - Introduction to Algebraic Topology I

Charles Weibel

Description:

This course will be an introduction to algebraic topology.The core topics will be the fundamental group (and its relation to covering spaces), singular homology and cohomology, and the Eilenberg-Steenrod axioms. If there is time and interest other topics like homotopy groups will be covered.

Text:

Hatcher: Algebraic Topology

Prerequisites:

Algebra 551 or equivalent

Schedule of Sections: