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401-2554-00L  Topology

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersP. D. Nelson, W. Werner
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractTopics covered include: Topological and metric spaces, continuity, connectedness, compactness, product spaces, separation axioms, quotient spaces, homotopy, fundamental group, covering spaces.
ObjectiveAn introduction to topology i.e. the domain of mathematics that studies how to define the notion of continuity on a mathematical structure, and how to use it to study and classify these structures.
Lecture notesSee:
https://www2.math.ethz.ch/education/bachelor/lectures/fs2016/math/topo
LiteratureKlaus Jänich: Topologie (Springer)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-662-10575-7

Boto von Querenburg: Mengentheoretische Topologie (Springer)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-642-56860-2