Department of Mathematics

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Math 856: Topics in Differential Topology

Update (Summer 2018): Math 856 will not be taught in the Fall semester of 2018.


Previous description: The topic will be  Morse Theory.

Main Reference: Morse Theory, by J. Milnor

Tenative Syllabus:
1. Morse Theory and Morse Inequalities

2. Lusternik-Schnirelman Theory

3. Applications (may change during the course subject to students'
interests and time limit)
     (i) Lustnernik-fet theorem
     (ii) Lusternik-Schnirelman theorem
     (iii) Bott periodicity theorem

Fall 2017

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706

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