Spring 2009

Topology

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-44

Faculty

Robert L. Benedetto (Section 01)

Description

An introduction to general topology; the topology of Euclidean, metric and abstract spaces, with emphasis on such notions as continuous mappings, compactness, connectedness, completeness, separable spaces, separation axioms, and metrizable spaces. Additional topics may be selected to illustrate applications of topology in analysis or to introduce the student briefly to algebraic topology. Four class hours per week. Offered in alternate years. Requisite: Mathematics 28. Spring semester. Professor Benedetto.