Mathematics 3132B/9021B, Winter 2013: General Topology

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Lectures: MW 9:00-10:15 am

Room: MC 108

Instructor: Tatyana Barron

Textbook: James R. Munkres "Topology" 2nd ed., Pearson, 2000
ISBN-10: 0131816292
ISBN-13: 9780131816299

This book should be available for purchase at the university bookstore and also 2 copies will be placed on a 3 day reserve in Taylor Library - in early January.

Course outline: pdf

Office hours: Wed. April 17 2:30-3:30 pm, Tuesday April 23 2-3 pm.

Final exam: Wednesday April 24, 1:00-3:00 pm, in MC 108. Bring your student IDs !
Students are allowed to use the course textbook, the exam paper, and a pen or a pencil. No other aids (including notes or other books) and no electronic devices (including calculators or cellphones) are permitted. The exam will cover all topics covered on the midterm exam, and everything we did in class while covering Sections 19-32. This includes, in particular, the following topics: product topology, box topology, metric topology, uniform topology, sequences, quotient topology, connected spaces, path-connected spaces, components, path components, compact spaces, isolated points, limit point compactness, sequential compactness, local compactness, compactification, first-countable spaces, second-countable spaces, Lindelof spaces, separable spaces, separation axioms, regular spaces, normal spaces.

Midterm exam: Wednesday Feb. 13, in class (9:00-10:15 am). Bring your student IDs !
Students are allowed to use the course textbook, the exam paper, and a pen or a pencil. No other aids (including notes or other books) and no electronic devices (including calculators or cellphones) are permitted. The exam will cover material from Chapters 12, 13, 15-18 of the textbook, and everything that was discussed in class while we were covering these topics. The material inludes, in particular, the following: topology, topological space, discrete topology, trivial topology, basis, subbasis, product topology, subspace topology, closed sets, closure, interior, boundary, limit points, Hausdorff spaces, T1 axiom, convergent sequence, continuous map, homeomorphism, imbedding.