Surfaces and Three-Dimensional Manifolds

Reading material on cut and paste techniques, Euler characteristic, classification of surfaces, and Heegaard splittings

  • References: Topology Now! textbook, available online
  • Prerequisites: Multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and a proof-oriented course
  • Meetings: once per week from September 19 through December 12, 2022
  • Type: Reading
  • Size: Three students

Instructor: Alexander Voronov, Mathematics, University of Minnesota

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