Algebraic Topology II -- Spring 2016
by appointment (in W430)
We will use Hatcher's
and will supplement a bit from his other two books (
We will cover higher homotopy groups, homology and cohomology, and additional topics (e.g., stable homotopy groups of spheres, spectral sequences, homological stability).
on fundamental groups in arithmetic. The first 30min contain a great discussion on "fiber functors" and gives another great perspective on pi_1.