MATH5070 - Topology of Manifolds - 2019/20

Course Name: 
Course Year: 
2019/20
Term: 
1

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General Information

Lecturer

  • Zhongtao WU
    • Office: LSB 216
    • Tel: 3943-8578
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: We 2:30PM - 5:15PM, Lady Shaw Bldg 222

Course Description

This course is an introduction to several basic topological invariants for manifolds. Major topics are: differentiable manifolds and maps, Sard's Theorem, degree of maps, fundamental group, covering space, homology group. Students taking this course are expected to have knowledge in elementary analysis.


References

  • Foundations of Differentiable Manifolds and Lie Groups, by Frank Warner
  • Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint, by John Milnor
  • Differential Topology, by Victor Guillemin and Alan Pollack

Assignments


Solutions


Assessment Scheme

Homework 50%
Final Project 50%

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Assessment Policy

Last updated: December 03, 2019 21:09:26