As a result of the Corona crisis some course information may have altered. Do check your course announcements in Blackboard!

Categoric topology

Course Code :9001VUBCTO
Study domain:Mathematics
Location:Not at UA, but at Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:60
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Eva Colebunders
Bob Lowen

3. Course contents *

Subjects will be chosen from the following list:


(1) Topological categories, Special morphisms, Limits and colimits, Factorizationsystems for morphisms, Reflective and coreflective subconstructs, Stability of constructions, Relation with completion and compactification theories.


(2) Exponential objects and Cartesian closedness, Existence of function spaces, relation to compatibility of constructions, Situation in TOP


(3) Paracompactness, Paracompactness for topological spaces, relation with star refinement axiom for open covers, Paracompactness in the setting of Nearness, Products of paracompact spaces.




See VUB: > onderwijs > master > wiskunde > master wiskunde