Student seminar

## Goal

The goal would be to introduce spectral sequences, with a view towards applications. The main references on which the first talk is based are [1] and [3]. A good introductory text, showing that spectral sequences are not *that* scary is [2].

## Schedule

- November 20
- Spectral sequences: theory (notes)
- by Frederik Caenepeel, in G.015, at 13h00
- November 27
- Spectral sequences: examples in algebra and algebraic geometry (notes)
- Spectral sequences: examples in algebraic topology
- by Pieter Belmans and Jens Hemelaer, in G.015, at 13h00

## References

- [1]
- Mac Lane, Saunders
*Homology*
- Springer,
**1963**
- [2]
- Vakil, Ravi
- Spectral sequences: friend or foe?
- [3]
- Weibel, Charles
*An introduction to homological algebra*
- Cambridge University Press,
**1994**, Cambridge studies in advanced mathematics 38, pp. xiv+450

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