401-3002-12L  Algebraic Topology II

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersA. Sisto
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

AbstractThis is a continuation course to Algebraic Topology I. The course will cover more advanced topics in algebraic topology including:
cohomology of spaces, operations in homology and cohomology, duality.
Literature1) A. Hatcher, "Algebraic topology",
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002.

The book can be downloaded for free at:

2) G. Bredon, "Topology and geometry",
Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 139. Springer-Verlag, 1997.

3) E. Spanier, "Algebraic topology", Springer-Verlag
Prerequisites / NoticeGeneral topology, linear algebra, singular homology of topological spaces (e.g. as taught in "Algebraic topology I").

Some knowledge of differential geometry and differential topology
is useful but not absolutely necessary.