Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
Please read the published information on the individual courses carefully.

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.
Objective
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:
http://www.math.cornell.edu/%7ehatcher/AT/ATpage.html

See also:
http://www.math.cornell.edu/%7eehatcher/#anchor1772800

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.