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Office hours. M 12-12:50, TTh 1-1:50 and by appointment in South Hall 6711
893-2060 (no answering machine)
My Home Page.
Course Home Page.
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.