Math 215B, Algebraic Topology, Spring 2014

Instructor: David Nadler

Office Hours: by appointment, 815 Evans.

Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-2:00pm, 31 Evans.

Course Control Number: 54399

Prerequisites: Math 215A or equivalent familiarity with algebraic topology. Also recommended: Math 214 or equivalent familiarity with differentiable manifolds.

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Previous Math 215B course pages with useful lecture notes:

Syllabus: This will be an example-oriented introduction to homotopy theory and characteristic classes. If time permits, it will also include a brief introduction to spectral sequences.

Evaluation: Each week there will be a mandatory homework assignment.