David Dumas
University of Illinois at Chicago
Fall 2014
Instructor | David Dumas (ddumas@math.uic.edu) |
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Lectures | MWF 10am in Taft Hall 309 |
CRN | 37063 |
Office hours | Monday and Friday 2-3pm |
Texts | M. Lee, Introduction to Smooth Manifolds. (Springer GTM, 2012) → Available online through the UIC library |
M. Spivak, A Comprehensive Introduction to Differential Geometry, Volume 1. (Publish or Perish, 1999) | |
F. Warner, Foundations of Differentiable Manifolds and Lie Groups. (Springer GTM, 1983) | |
R. W. Sharpe, Differential Geometry: Cartan's Generalization of Klein's Erlangen Program. (Springer GTM, 2000) | |
A. Cannas da Silva, Lectures on Symplectic Geometry. (Online lecture notes; also available in Springer LNM series) | |
D. McDuff and D. Salamon, Introduction to Symplectic Topology. (Oxford, 1999) |
A more detailed topic outline is provided in the course syllabus. The topics may be adjusted to account for time constraints and for the background and preferences of the students.