Lectures: TTh 11:0012:20, 447 Altgeld Hall
Instructor: Ely Kerman,
ekerman@math.uiuc.edu
Office: 273 Altgeld Hall/ 365 Altgeld Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 1:003:00 or by appointment.
Some References (not required):

John M. Lee, Introduction to Smooth Manifolds.

Clifford Taubes, Differential Geometry, Bundles, Connections, Metrics and Curvature.

John W. Milnor and James D. Stasheff, Characteristic Classes.

Th. Brocker and K. Janich, Introduction to Differential Topology.

Charles Nash and Siddartha Sen, Topology and Geometry for Physicists.

Rui Loja Fernandes, Lecture Notes on Differential Geometry.

Richard L. Bishop, Lecture Notes on Riemannian Geometry.

Shoshichi Kobayashi and Katsumi Nomizu, Foundations of Differential Geometry, two volumes.

Loring Tu, Differential Geometry, Connections, Curvature, and Characteristic Classes.

Ib Madsen and Jorgen Tornehave, From Calculus to Cohomology.
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