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Math 443 Algebraic Topology

Spring, 2005

Instructor Information

Instructor: Office Hours: Email:
Doug Ravenel Hylan 918
Phone: 275-9421
doug (at) math.rochester.edu

Class Meetings

CRN  Time  Place 

MWF 1:00-1:50

Hylan 1101 


Allen Hatcher's book Algebraic Topology
A Concise Course in Algebraic Topology by J. Peter May
Algebraic Topology by Marvin J. Greenberg, J. R. Harper
Algebraic Topology: An Introduction by William S. Massey
Ran Levi's Geometric Topology course
Neil Strickland's Algebraic Topology course
The seven bridges of Königsberg
Platonic solids and Euler's number
Seventeen Proofs of Euler's Formula: V-E+F=2 
A Proof of Euler's Formula
Boy's Surface (animation)
Math That Makes You Go Wow 
A Multi-Disciplinary Exploration of Non-Orientable Surfaces
The Hopf fibration 
Three and four dimensional polyhedra


(you will need Adobe Acrobat or a 
dvi driver to read some of these)

J. Frank Adams 1930-1989


Leonhard Euler 1707-1783
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Euler is also depicted on the 
Swiss 10 franc note


Jules Henri Poincaré 1854-1912
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Solomon Lefschetz 1884-1972

Norman Earl Steenrod 1910-1971

Samuel Eilenberg 1913-1998


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