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Math 489/589: Algebraic Topology: Spring 2017.

Time and Location: Wednesday 4:15-5:15 CAS 130

Instructor: Dr. Stefan Forcey
  • Office: CAS 275
  • Office Phone: 330 972 6779
  • Email is (...this is the best way to get a hold of me)
  • Office hours:
    • MTuWF 1:15-2:15pm
  • If you can't make my office hours, let me know and we can try to set up a time to meet. Here is my schedule for the semester.
Textbook: We have 2, but they are both free! Download these as soon as you can.
[PS] A. Hatcher, Notes on Introductory Point-Set Topology

[AT] A. Hatcher, Algebraic Topology

Supplementary material:

Prasolov, V.V., Intuitive Topology A.M.S.

Weeks, Jeffrey. The Shape of Space.

Phylogenetic trees.

Course Syllabus.
The syllabus will include information about grading policies, schedules and outlines. You should definitely read it.

News about topology! Scientists have twisted molecules into the tightest knot ever


The text of this page was adapted, with permission, from an original course site by J.P. Cossey.