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ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY II

### Math 644-600

### Spring 2003

**Instructor:**
Peter F. Stiller

**Office:** Blocker Bldg. 634B

**Office Phone:** 979-862-2905

**E-mail:** stiller@math.tamu.edu

**Office Hours:**
Dr. Stiller's Spring 2003 Schedule

**This Page:** /~stiller/courses/algtop03.html

**Course Information**

**Time:** TTh 9:35 to 10:50

**Place:** ZACH 105A

**Text:** *An Introduction
to Algebraic Topology* by Joseph J. Rotman , Springer Verlag (1994) and
*From Calculus to Cohomology* by Ib Madsen and Jorgen Tornehave , Cambridge University
Press(1997).

**Supplementary Material:** See bibliography below

**Prerequisites:** Math 643 Algebraic Topology I

**Grades:** Homework Sets (100%). Homework
problems will be assigned weekly - five of these will be for grade.

**Week 1 - January 13 to January 17** Chapter 7

Review Chapter 7 pgs. 131-140.

Read Chapter 7 pgs. 140-147.

Review Problems: 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, 7.9, 7.10, 7.11, 7.12
7.16, and 7.17.

**Week 2 - January 20 to January 24** Chapter 7 (continued)

We will continue our discussion of Chapter 7 Simpicial Homology.

Read Chapter 7 pgs. 147-164.

Problems: 7.22, 7.24, 7.26*, 7.27*, 7.28*, 7.29, 7.30*, 7.31, 7.32*
7.33, and 7.34*. Assignment #1 (part 1): the starred (*) problems are due February 3rd.

**Week 3 - January 27 to January 31** Chapter 7 (continued)

Read Chapter 7 pgs. 164-179.

Problems: 7.35, 7.36, 7.37*, 7.44, and 7.48*. Assignment #1 (part 2): problems with an
asterisk (*) are due February 3rd.)