Course MAT560

Algebraic Topology

(Replaces MAT326 beginning AY 2012-13)

Singular homology, cellular complexes, Poincare duality, Lefschetz fixed point theorem.

Description of Classes

Classes meet Monday and Wednesday.


Suggested Reading:  Madsen, I.H. and Tornehave, J., From Calculus to Cohomology

There will be reading and 10-12 problem sets weekly.

Placement and Prerequisites

MAT 323 or permission of instructor.


Take Home Mid term Exam - 25%
Take Home Final Exam - 25%
Problem set(s) - 50%