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Module MA3427: Algebraic topology I

Credit weighting (ECTS)
5 credits
Semester/term taught
Michaelmas term 2012-13
Contact Hours
11 weeks, 3 lectures including tutorials per week
Lecturer
Prof. David Wilkins
Learning Outcomes
 
Module Content
  • Survey of basic point set topology (topological spaces, continuous functions, compact and connected spaces etc.);
  • Covering maps;
  • Lifting theorems;
  • Fundamental group;
 
Module Prerequisite
MA1111 - Linear Algebra I and MA1212 - Linear Algebra II
Assessment Detail
This module will be examined jointly with MA3428 in a 3-hour examination in Trinity term, except that those taking just one of the two modules will have a 2 hour examination.