End of Jan 2011 Update.
January 24, 2011
It’s almost the end of the month, and I haven’t been posting as much as I’d like. I’ve just started the spring semester, and I’m getting used to juggling my schedule.
In addition, as it stands, my homology primer has been bothering me; it’s not rigorous enough to be lecture notes and it’s not simplistic enough for it do be of any more use than, say, Hatcher. This is a significant problem: I set out to compute the cellular homology for certain structures, but without the notion of singular homology (which I don’t even mention!) it’s difficult to justify certain notions and to define new ways of computing and it feels sort of cheap to just say, "it works because it does — trust me."
I’m not sure when I’ll have a chance to revamp the homology primer, but what I may do is just handwrite a bunch of examples (it’s much faster) and upload them. The upshot to this is that it’s really quick for me. The downshot is that any typos will be much harder to fix. C’est la vie.
Either way, I will be posting again soon.