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401-3001-61L  Algebraic Topology I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersP. S. Jossen
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

AbstractThis is an introductory course in algebraic topology. The course will cover the following main topics: introduction to homotopy theory, homology and cohomology of spaces.
Literature1) G. Bredon, "Topology and geometry",
Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 139. Springer-Verlag, 1997.

2) A. Hatcher, "Algebraic topology",
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002.

Book can be downloaded for free at:

See also:

3) E. Spanier, "Algebraic topology", Springer-Verlag
Prerequisites / NoticeGeneral topology, linear algebra.

Some knowledge of differential geometry and differential topology is useful but not absolutely necessary.