# 401-3001-61L Algebraic Topology I

Semester | Autumn Semester 2016 |

Lecturers | P. S. Jossen |

Periodicity | yearly recurring course |

Language of instruction | English |

Abstract | This is an introductory course in algebraic topology. The course will cover the following main topics: introduction to homotopy theory, homology and cohomology of spaces. |

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Literature | 1) 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 / Notice | General topology, linear algebra. Some knowledge of differential geometry and differential topology is useful but not absolutely necessary. |