401-3530-23L  Introduction to Morse Theory

SemesterSpring Semester 2023
LecturersY. Kawamoto
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 24.


401-3530-23 SIntroduction to Morse Theory2 hrs
Thu16:15-18:00ML F 38 »
Y. Kawamoto

Catalogue data

AbstractIn this seminar, we will explore various applications of Morse theory, which studies the geometry/topology of manifolds through functions.
ObjectiveStudents will learn some modern aspects of geometry and how to effectively communicate sophisticated mathematics.
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Media and Digital Technologiesassessed
Project Managementassessed
Social CompetenciesCommunicationassessed
Cooperation and Teamworkassessed
Customer Orientationassessed
Leadership and Responsibilityassessed
Self-presentation and Social Influence assessed
Sensitivity to Diversityassessed
Personal CompetenciesAdaptability and Flexibilityassessed
Creative Thinkingassessed
Critical Thinkingassessed
Integrity and Work Ethicsassessed
Self-awareness and Self-reflection assessed
Self-direction and Self-management assessed

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersY. Kawamoto
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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PlacesLimited number of places. Special selection procedure.
Beginning of registration periodRegistration possible from 02.01.2023
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMathematics BSc (404000) starting semester 05
Mathematics MSc (437000)
Applied Mathematics MSc (437100)
Mathematics (Mobility) (448000)
Waiting listuntil 27.02.2023
End of registration periodRegistration only possible until 17.02.2023

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