Math 104, Spring 2004

Geometric Topology: Complexity of 3-Manifolds


Algorithmic Topology and Classification of 3-Manifolds by Sergei Matveev, Springer Verlag, 2003

Additional Material

1. Introductory presentation: basics of a simple polyhedron, construction of the Bing's house, thickening of a spine, and Matveev-Piergallini moves.

Scheduled Lectures

Instructor Classroom Lecture X-hour Office Office Hours Phone E-mail
Alexander Shumakovitch 104 Bradley TuTh 2:00-3:50 W 4:15-5:05 402 Bradley MWF 2:00-3:00
or by appt.
646-1614 BlitzMail


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