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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 18.905 (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Algebraic Topology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Mathematics 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Tyler Lawson 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 18.905 Algebraic Topology

    Fall 2006

    Course Highlights

    18.905 Algebraic Topology

    Fall 2006

    On the torus, the cycles intersect in one point.
    On the torus illustrated above, the cycles intersect in one point. (Image courtesy of Rowland, Todd. "Homology Intersection." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric W. Weisstein. Used with permission.)

    Course Description

    This course is a first course in algebraic topology. The emphasis is on homology and cohomology theory, including cup products, Kunneth formulas, intersection pairings, and the Lefschetz fixed point theorem.

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