MATH 528:ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY II
Instructor: Professor Alejandro Adem
Class Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-10:50 in ESB 4133
Office Hours: by appointment, in MATX 1203
Textbooks: Hatcher (Algebraic Topology) & Bredon (Topology and Geometry)
This is the second part of an introductory sequence in topology which will familiarize students with basic topics and provide preparation for more advanced courses. Topics include: higher homotopy groups, fibrations, vector bundles, classifying spaces, characteristic classes, spectral sequences, elements of K-theory, Lefschetz Fixed-Point Theorem, cohomology operations, etc.
Problems will be assigned and discussed in class.
Classes will start on Thursday, January 9.
due on Thursday, January 30
due on Tuesday, February 25
due on Thursday, April 3