401-3002-12L  Algebraic Topology II

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersP. Biran
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


401-3002-12 GAlgebraic Topology II4 hrs
Wed10:15-12:00ML F 36 »
Fri13:15-15:00HG G 3 »
P. Biran

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AbstractThis is a continuation course to Algebraic Topology I. The course
will cover more advanced topics in algebraic topology such as:
products, duality, cohomology operations.
Literature1) G. Bredon, "Topology and geometry",
Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 139. Springer-Verlag, 1997.

2) E. Spanier, "Algebraic topology", Springer-Verlag

3) A. Hatcher, "Algebraic topology",
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002.

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Prerequisites / NoticeGeneral topology, linear algebra. Basic knowledge of singular
homolgoy and cohomology 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.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits8 credits
ExaminersP. Biran
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
Additional information on mode of examination30 minutes preparation and 30 minutes exam (one candidate prepares during the 30 minutes oral exam of the previous candidate).
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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