Wonderful Topology Notes for Beginners

Recently found a wonderful topology notes, suitable for beginners at: http://mathcircle.berkeley.edu/archivedocs/2010_2011/lectures/1011lecturespdf/bmc_topology_manifolds.pdf

It starts by pondering the shape of the earth, then generalizes to other surfaces. It also has a nice section on Fundamental Polygons and cutting and gluing, which was what I was looking for at first.

I have backed up a copy on Mathtuition88.com, in case the original site goes down in the future: bmc_topology_manifolds

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3 Responses to Wonderful Topology Notes for Beginners

  1. nkpithwa says:

    These notes should be called “Topology with smiles” !! 🙂 🙂 🙂 It takes a lot to simplify a subject like Topology and explain to a beginner !!

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