Spring 2012 MATH 215B 001 LEC

Algebraic Topology
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 10-11A 891 EVANSAUROUX, D54503
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:20 Enrolled:6 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:14 [on 05/03/12]
Additional Information: 

Office: 817 Evans
Office Hours: TBA
Prerequisites: Math 215A or equivalent; Math 214 recommended.
Required Text: none
Recommended Reading:
Hatcher, Algebraic topology, Cambridge Univ. Press
Milnor and Stasheff, Characteristic classes, Princeton Univ. Press
Syllabus: The course will mainly focus on homotopy theory (homotopy groups, relations between homotopy and homology, fibrations, obstruction theory) and on characteristic classes. If time permits we will also give brief introductions to spectral sequences and to Morse homology
Course Webpage: http://math.berkeley.edu/~auroux/215Bs12/
Homework: Will be assigned periodically.