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
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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.)