# 401-3001-61L Algebraic Topology I

Semester | Autumn Semester 2016 |

Lecturers | P. S. Jossen |

Periodicity | yearly recurring course |

Language of instruction | English |

### Courses

Number | Title | Hours | Lecturers | ||||||||||
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401-3001-61 G | Algebraic Topology I | 4 hrs |
| P. S. Jossen |

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Abstract | This is an introductory course in algebraic topology. The course will cover the following main topics: introduction to homotopy theory, homology and cohomology of spaces. |

Learning objective | |

Literature | 1) G. Bredon, "Topology and geometry", Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 139. Springer-Verlag, 1997. 2) A. Hatcher, "Algebraic topology", Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002. Book can be downloaded for free at: http://www.math.cornell.edu/%7ehatcher/AT/ATpage.html See also: http://www.math.cornell.edu/%7eehatcher/#anchor1772800 3) E. Spanier, "Algebraic topology", Springer-Verlag |

Prerequisites / Notice | General topology, linear algebra. Some knowledge of differential geometry and differential topology is useful but not absolutely necessary. |

### Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again) | |

Performance assessment as a semester course | |

ECTS credits | 8 credits |

Examiners | P. S. Jossen |

Type | session examination |

Language of examination | English |

Repetition | The performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit. |

Mode of examination | written 180 minutes |

Written aids | None |

This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding. |

### Learning materials

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### Restrictions

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### Offered in

Programme | Section | Type | |
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Doctoral Department of Mathematics | Graduate School | W | |

Mathematics Bachelor | Core Courses: Pure Mathematics | W | |

Mathematics Master | (also Bachelor) Core Courses: Pure Mathematics | W |