Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30 pm, in Cupples I, room 216.
Instructor | phone | office | office hours (tentative) | |
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Renato Feres | 5-6752 | Cupples I 17 | feres@math.wustl.edu | M Tu W Th 3-4 (also by appoint.) |
The textbook is: TOPOLOGY - 2/ed, by James R. Munkres (Prentice Hall).
Topics. This second part of the course will mostly cover algebraic topology. The main topics are: the quotient topology; the fundamental group and covering spaces; the Jordan curve theorem; the Seifert-van Kampen theorem; classification of surfaces; We will cover, roughly, the material corresponding to chapters 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13. (Also 14 if time permits.)
Prerequisites: Math 417.
Homeworks and exams: There will be weekly homework sets, worth 30% of the final grade, one midterm exam, worth 30%, and a final exam, worth 40%. The dates are as follows:
Exam | Day | time | place |
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Midterm due | Thursday - February 27 | 1-2:30pm | Cupples I 111 |
Final due | Tuesday - April 29 | ------------- | ----------------- |