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Module Detailed Information for [MA5209]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 23 Sep 2018 05:00

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Module Title : Algebraic Topology
Module Description : This module studies topology using algebraic methods. It covers the following major topics: Fundamental groups, covering spaces, computation of fundamental groups, van Kampen Theorem, the classification of covering spaces, braid groups, simplicial complexes, simplicial homology, simplicial approximation, maps of spheres, classification of surfaces, Brouwer Fixed-point Theorem and Lefschetz Fixed-point Theorem.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 03-12-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : MA3251 or MA4215 or MA4266
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-0-7
Remarks : Nil
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