Spring 2016 MATH 215B 001 LEC

Algebraic Topology
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECTuTh 2-330P 71 EVANSSUN, H54479
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:20 Enrolled:10 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:10 [on 02/29/16]
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: 215A, 214 recommended (can be taken concurrently)

Description: Fundamental group and covering spaces, simplicial and singular homology theory with applications, cohomology theory, duality theorem. Homotopy theory, fibrations, relations between homotopy and homology, obstruction theory, and topics from spectral sequences, cohomology operations, and characteristic classes. Sequence begins fall.

Office: 751 Evans

Office Hours: Tuesday 11-12, 4-5, Thursday 1-2, or by appointment

Required Text:  Hatcher, "Algebraic Topology" (available online);

                          Milnor, Stasheff, "Characteristic Classes"

Recommended Reading: 

Grading: Letter grade. Homework 60% + take home final 40%.

Homework: Biweekly

Course Webpage: https://math.berkeley.edu/~hongbins/m215bs16.html