Seminar in Topology

A knotted loop with the three colors red, green, and blue.

A tricolored trefoil knot. (Image by Jim.belk on Wikimedia Commons.)


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Spring 2011



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This course is a seminar in topology. The main mathematical goal is to learn about the fundamental group, homology and cohomology. The main non-mathematical goal is to obtain experience giving math talks.

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Andrew Snowden. 18.904 Seminar in Topology. Spring 2011. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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