Math 527 (427)

Course Information


The textbook for this course is Algebraic Topology by Hatcher.

Other books that cover some of the material of this course include


This is a graduate-level course in algebraic topology, the aim of which is to introduce
  • Covering spaces and their relation to the fundamental group
  • Homology
  • Cohomology

Office hours are by appointment in MATX 1203.


Homework 1

Homework 1 was due in class on Friday 12 January. Solutions to some exercises are available.

Homework 2

Homework 2 is due in class on Monday 29 January.

Homework 3

Homework 3 is due in class on Monday 19 February.

Homework 4

Homework 4 is due in class on Wednesday 14 March.

Homework 5

Homework 5 is designated as a take-home final exam. Submission is due on or before 11 April 2018.


Course Notes

Notes from Math 426

This course is a continuation of Math 426, so the notes for that course may be helpful. My notes for that course are to be found here. These are not guaranteed to be free of mistakes.