Math 643

ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY

Instructor: Dr. Peter F. Stiller
Office: 215 Milner Hall
Office Phone: 845-5727
Office Hours: W 1:00 -2:45 and R 3:35 - 4:30. Other times by appointment.

Text: Rotman, "An Introduction to Algebraic Topology" Springer GTM 119

Course Objective: Chapters 1-6 and the beginning of 7

Grades: Grades will be based on problem sets (60%) and two tests, a take home mid-term (20%) and a final exam (20%).

8/30 - 9/1 Chapter 0 and Chapter 1
Read Chapter 0
Problems: 0.1*, 0.3, 0.4, 0.6*, 0.7*, 0.8(i), 0.14, 0.16(vi), 0.17* 0.18*, 0.19*, 0.20* (Problems with an asterisk (*) are due 9/1.)
Read through problems 0.9, 0.10, 0.12 and 0.13
Read Chapter 1
9/6 - 9/8 Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
9/13 - 9/15 Chapter 2 and Chapter 3
9/20 - 9/22 Chapter 3


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