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Graduate Seminar

Andrew Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Compactness and Compactification

Abstract: We consider the following question: which topological spaces can be embedded into compact spaces? We will answer this question, and along the way discuss fun things such as uniform spaces, Gelfand transforms, and near ultrafilters. Because point set topology is awesome.

Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Submitted by:  Zilin Jiang