Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-455
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Chris Elliott (Section 02)
Aamir Rasheed (Section 01)
An introduction to general topology: the topology of Euclidean, metric and abstract spaces, with emphasis on such notions as continuous mappings, compactness, connectedness, completeness, separable spaces, separation axioms, and metrizable spaces. Additional topics may be selected to illustrate applications of topology in analysis or to introduce the student briefly to algebraic topology. Four class hours per week. Offered in alternate years.
Requisite: MATH 355. Spring semester. Prof. Rasheed.
How to handle overenrollment: Preference is given to seniors.
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Problem sets, In-class quizzes or exams, Take-home exams, In-class group work.