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Math 441: Topology

  • Lectures MWF 10:50–11:50 am, at 102 Dempsey Hall.

  • Office hours: Monday 12:20-2:20 pm, at 102 Dempsey Hall.

  • Canvas site: https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/1729952 (only to host grades)

  • Textbook: Topology, by James Munkres, Second edition.

Schedule and assignments

  • Homework assignments are due by 10:30 am on the date by which they are posted (table below).

  • Upload your homework to Gradescope (link on Canvas).

  • Here are the Homework Guidelines

Lect N
Dates
Topics
Lec Notes
HW(pdf)
Recordings
HW (tex)
1
Jun 17
Crash course on sets, functions and relations
Lec01
Recording01
Jun 19
Juneteenth (No class)
HW00
2
Jun 21
Introduction, topological spaces (§12)
Lec02
Recording02
3
Jun 24
Bases and subbases (§13)
Lec03
Recording03
4
Jun 26
Bases and subbases (§13). The box topology (§15, 19)
Lec04
HW01
Recording04
HW01 tex
5
Jun 28
The box and product topologies (§15, 19)
Lec05
Recording05
6
July 1
Continuous functions (§18)
Lec06
Recording06
7
July 3
More on continuous functions (§18)
Lec07
HW02
Recording07
HW02 tex
8
July 5
Metric spaces (§20)
Lec08
Recording08
9
July 8
More on metric spaces (§20)
Lec09
Recording09
10
July 10
Sequences and convergence (§17)
Lec10
HW03
Recording10
HW03 tex
11
July 12
Hausdorff spaces, first countable spaces (§17, 21)
Lec11
Recording11
12
July 15
The quotient topology (§22)
Lec12
Recording12
13
July 17
More on the quotient topology (§22)
Lec13
HW04
Recording13
HW04 tex
14
July 19
Quotient spaces: examples (§22)
Lec14
Recording14
14
July 22
Practice midterm
PMidterm
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