Introduction to Topology B (TOPB)
Instructor: Dr. Gábor LIPPNER Phone : 06-30-369-8776
Text: Topology Lecture Notes by Thomas Ward (either can be found and downloaded from here or to be bought from the office)
Reference book: Munkres: Topology, Prentice Hall, 2000

Prerequisites: Calculus, basics of set theory and group theory.

Course description: This course tries to give a quick insight to various chapters of topology: the fundamental group, classification of surfaces and knot theory. Rather than develop one part in great detail, we will see a range of typical problems arising in topology, and the different ways they can be answered. The theory will be supported by many examples and excercises.

Course outline: the following topics will be covered (time permitting)