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401-3001-61L  Algebraic Topology I

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

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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.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits8 credits
ExaminersP. S. Jossen
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 180 minutes
Written aidsNone
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401-3001-61 GAlgebraic Topology I4 hrs
Tue08-10HG D 5.2 »
Wed10-12HG D 5.2 »
14.12.15-17HG F 1 »
P. S. Jossen


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