MATH 342 - Spring 2015
MATH 342: Topology
Professor: Angélica Osorno
Office: Library 305
Phone: x5093 (503-517-5093)
This is the course information website for Math 342: Topology.
All other material for the class will be posted on the Moodle page.
Text: Topology, by Munkres.
- Lecture: MWF 1:10-2:00pm, Lib 389.
- Office hours: TBA; you can also make an appointment or stop by my office. If my door is open, you are welcome in.
Course description: We will cover basic topology, followed by an introduction to algebraic topology including the fundamental group and covering spaces.
Problem sets: Homework will be due at the beginning of class, mostly on Mondays. No late problem sets will be accepted, but the lowest score will be dropped. Please order and staple your solutions.
Collaboration policy: You are welcome to work on homework together, this is a great way of learning. But YOU MUST WRITE UP YOUR OWN SOLUTIONS INDEPENDENTLY. For total disclosure, write the names of your collaborators.
Exams: There will be two take-home exams and a take-home final exam.
- Exam 1: Wednesday, February 25.
- Exam 2: Wednesday, April 1.
Final Exam: During exam week