Introduction to Topology

Graphic of the topologist's sine curve.

A standard example in topology called "the topologist's sine curve." (Image courtesy of Prof. James Munkres.)


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Fall 2004



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This course introduces topology, covering topics fundamental to modern analysis and geometry. It also deals with subjects like topological spaces and continuous functions, connectedness, compactness, separation axioms, and selected further topics such as function spaces, metrization theorems, embedding theorems and the fundamental group.

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James Munkres. 18.901 Introduction to Topology, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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