Up: Math 227A: Geometric Group Theory

Syllabus for Math 227A

PDF Version: A PDF version of this syllabus is available here

Instructor. Jon McCammond
Office hours. M 12-12:50, TTh 1-1:50 and by appointment in South Hall 6711
Phone number. 893-2060 (no answering machine)
E-mail. jon.mccammond@math.ucsb.edu
My Home Page. http://www.math.ucsb.edu/~jon.mccammond/
Course Home Page. http://www.math.ucsb.edu/~jon.mccammond/courses/fall09/227A/

Text. No official text, but various articles available online may be linked to from the course homepage. This link has a good list of available references.

Description. Math 227 is a topics course in topology, broadly defined. The topic changes from quarter to quarter. The topic this quarter is the foundations of geometric group theory.

Grading. Your grade will primarily determined by attendance, participation, and the extent to which you complete the various short assignments given out during the course. As befits a third-year graduate course, the primary focus will be on the material itself rather than the grading.

ADA. Students with disabilities can get assistance from the Disabled Students Program Office (893-2668). I'm happy to work with them and with you.

Copyright Information. Please note that all written and web materials for this course have an implied copyright. In particular, you can xerox (or download) for your own use, but you may not reproduce them for others.

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