CSE 788 X14 :

Introduction to Computational Topology: An Algorithmic View

Spring 2011

MW: 3:30 - 4:45 pm


            Office Hour:  Monday 3:00 - 4:00pm
            Room          :  DL487
            Phone          :  2-1309
            Email          :  yusu at cse ...     
            URL            :  www.cse.ohio-state.edu/~yusu

Course Description


Textbook   /   Grading

Computational Topology: An Introduction,  by  H. Edelsbrunner and J. Harer, AMS Press, 2009.
  Some Online course notes by Herbert Edelsbrunner on computational topology is available here.
Algebraic Topology,  by  A. Hatcher, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  Online version is available here at the author's webpage.
An Introduction to Morse Theory,  by  Y. Matsumoto, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, Rhode Island, 2002.
Elements of Algebraic Topology,  by  J. R. Munkres, Perseus, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984.
Each student is expected to scribe one lecture. There is also a final survey or project (including a short presentation and a report). The final grades are based on: Scription of lecture: 40%, Survey / project: 60%.

Course Materials