Landis Wong

A Proof of the Lebesgue Number Lemma and Applications

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

In this talk I will discuss the Lebesgue Number Lemma and give a proof of the result. I will then discuss some applications of the lemma - including its use in proving the famous Seifert-van Kampen theorem in topology.

Important Dates

February 19: Louis Riel Day (University Closed)

February 19 – February 23: Reading Week (No classes)

Upcoming Exam

MATH 1500 Midterm
Thursday, March 1 at 5:40 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Combinatorics seminar:
Shonda Gosselin: Metric Dimension of Circulant Graphs and Cayley Hypergraphs
Friday, March 9 at 15:30, 415 Machray Hall.

Combinatorics seminar:
Ben Li: TBA
Friday, March 16 at 15:30, 415 Machray Hall.

Colloquium talk:
Hadrien Montanelli: Pattern formation on the sphere
Friday, March 23 at 14:30, 418 Machray Hall.