Spring 2018 MATH 270 001 LEC

Hot Topics Course in Mathematics
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimesLocationInstructorClass
001 LECMoWeFr 10:00AM - 10:59AMEvans 5Robion C Kirby26734
UnitsEnrollment Status
2Open
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites:  Sufficient knowledge of the fundamental group and homology and cohomology.

Description: This course is meant to roughly be the old standard 215B, a successor to 215A.  It will cover some homotopy theory, some characteristic classes, some Morse/Cerf theory, some classical theorems like the s-cobordism theorem, with many examples and problems using low dimensional manifolds.  Students will be encourage to give talks.

Office:  919 Evans

Office Hours:   TBA

Required Text: 

Recommended Reading:  Hatcher, Algebraic Topology

Grading: Offered for satisfactory/unsatisfactory grade only.

Homework:   Yes

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