Math 656 - Introduction to Topology II

Math. 656 is the second course in our first year graduate topology sequence. The main topics covered are: classification of (compact, connected) surfaces, the fundamental group, and covering spaces.

Basic Course Related Information

Examples and Illustrations for Course Lectures

This section contains pictures and animations to supplement course lectures. Sometimes homework problems (and take-home final problems) will refer to some of these pictures.

  1. Classification of closed surfaces