Introduction to characteristic classes

任课教师 Speaker:江怡
时间 Time: 每周一、周三09:50-11:25 2020-2-17 ~ 5-6
地点 Venue:近春园西楼第三会议室

课程描述 Description

This course is aim at introducing classical characteristic classes (like Whitney classes, Pontrjagin classes and Chern classes).  Some applications are included. If the time is permitted, some other characteristic classes like generalized Miller-Morita-Mumford classes will be introduced.

预备知识 Prerequisites

Elementary algebraic topology and elementary differential topology.

参考资料 References

J. Milnor, J. Stasheff, Characteristic classes

More references will be given during the classes.