NMAA06020U Categories and Topology (CatTop)
MSc Programme in Mathematics
Topics in algebraic topology centered around the use of categories in homotopy theory and simplicial methods. Topics include simplicial sets, nerves of categories, classifying spaces, algebraic K-theory of exact categories, homotopy (co)limits, localization and completion.
- Knowledge: To display knowledge of the course topics and content, at the level of a beginning researcher.
- Skills: To be able to use the acquired knowledge to perform computations.
- Competencies: To be able to produce independent proofs in
the acquired knowledge.
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Continuous assessmentWeekly exercises. The weekly assignments are scored equally,
and the sum of the homework scores has to correspond to a passing
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
One internal examiner
30 minutes oral exam without preparation time. No aids allowed. Several internal examiners
Criteria for exam assesment
The student must in a satisfactory way demonstrate that he/she has mastered the learning outcome.
- Theory exercises