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Lectures: Kemeny Hall 201, MWF
12:30-1:35pm, x-period: Th 1:00-1:50
Office: Kemeny, room 316
E-mail: Rustam.Sadykov at math dot
It is an
introductory course of topology and
geometry on manifolds.
primary textbook will be
introduction to differentiable manifolds and Riemannian geometry,
revised second addition, by William M. Boothby.
Occasionally we will consider
topics from other textbooks such as Differential
topology, Graduate Text in Math. 33, by Morris W. Hirsch. In this case
handouts will be distributed in class.
will be assigned after each lecture. Homework problems assigned during
a week must be submitted next week at
the beginning of the class on Wednesday. Late homework will not be
accepted. The lowest HW score for a week problem set will be
MidTerm will be distributed on October 22th and will be due
November 5th at the beginning of the class. The Final will be
distributed on Dec 3 and will be due
December 9th. You are free to use lecture notes, handouts and any
and discussion of general ideas related
to homework problems are allowed and encouraged. However you
write down all
solutions by yourself in your own words; copying is obviously a
violation of the honor code. If you work in group, the names of
collaborators must be written on the solution sheet.
As for exams, no
collaboration is permitted.
Students with disabilities
who will be taking this course and may need disability related
classroom accommodations are encouraged to make an appointment to see
their instructor as soon as possible. Also, they should stop by the Academic Skills
Center in Collis Center to
students may wish to take
part in religious observances that occur during this academic term. If
you have a religious observance that conflicts with your participation
in the course, please meet with me before the end of the second week of
the term to discuss appropriate accommodations.