General information

Instructor: Wouter van Limbeek
Office: SEO 511
Email: wouter@uic.edu
Book: Hatcher's Algebraic Topology . Available for free download here.
Grades: Blackboard.
Syllabus: Download.

Lectures: MWF, 11:00-11:50AM in TH 312.
Office hours: TF 2-3 pm.

Exams

Midterm: 2/27, in-class, material: Chapter 0 (Sections "Homotopy and Homotopy type", "Cell complexes", and products, quotients, wedge from "Operations on spaces"), Chapter 1 (without appendices).
Final: will be take home. Details TBA.

Assignments

Homework 1 (due 1/23): 0.1, 0.3, 1.1.1, 1.1.5, 1.1.6.
Homework 2 (due 2/1): 1.1.8, 1.1.12, 1.1.20, 1.3.1, 1.3.3.
Homework 3 (due 2/6): 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.3.9, 1.3.12, 1.3.15.
Homework 4 (due 2/13): 1.3: 14, 18, 20, 23, 29, 31.
Homework 5 (due 2/20): 0.16, 1.2.4, 1.2.7, 1.2.8, 1.2.11.
Homework 6 (due 3/6): 2.1: 11, 17, 20, 22, 27.
Homework 7 (due 3/13): 2.2: 1, 2, 4, 7, 8.
Homework 8 (due 3/20): 2.2: 9, 19, 22, 23, 29.
Homework 9 (due 4/3): Read notes on universal coefficients (see email), and complete:
2.C.2, 3.1.5, 3.A.1, 3.A.2, 3.A.3.
Homework 10 (due 4/10): 3.1: 2, 8, 10, 11; 3.2.2.
Homework 11 (due 4/17): 3.2: 1, 3, 6, 10, 15 (do S^n, RP^n, RP^\infty, CP^n, CP^\infty with coefficients \bbQ, \bbF_2, \bbF_2, \bbC, \bbC respectively.)
Homework 12 (due 4/24): 3.3: 2, 7, 16, 17, 20.