time/place: Tu-Th 9:00-10:20
in Barus & Holley 160
instuctor: Prof. Rich Schwartz
my office hours: Kassar 302. Time Thurs 12-1
TA Taro Shima (Taro_Shima@brown.edu)
course description: This is an undergraduate course on
topology. Topics include:
Text: Basic Topology, by M.A. Armstrong
- point-set topology: compactness, connectedness, etc.
- theory and classification of surfaces
- fundamental group and covering spaces
- homology; fixed point theorems
I'll cover much of the material in Chapters 1-8,
but not all of it.
Sometimes I will supplement the text with my own notes.
Homework There will be weekly HW assignments,
each Tuesday and collected the following Tuesday.
There is no late HW.
Click here for the assignments.
Midterm: 30 %
Final: 35 %