MA 332: Algebraic Topology

Credits: 3:0


Prerequisite courses: MA 232

Homology : Singular homology, excision, Mayer-Vietoris theorem, acyclic models, CW-complexes, simplicial and cellular homology, homology with coefficients./p> Cohomology : Comology groups, relative cohomology,cup products, Kunneth formula, cap product, orientation on manifolds, Poincare duality.


Suggested books and references:

  1. Hatcher, A., Algebraic Topology, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002 (Indian edition is available).
  2. Rotman, J, An Introduction to Algebraic Topology, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 119, Springer-Verlag, 1988.
  3. Munkres, I. R., Elements of Algebraic Topology, Addison-Wesiley, 1984.
  4. Shastri, A. R., Basic Algebraic Topology, CRC Press, 2014.

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Last updated: 26 Jun 2019