### Pre-talk for "The coalgebra of singular chains and the fundamental group"

- Series
- Geometry Topology Seminar Pre-talk
- Time
- Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:45 for 1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
- Location
- Skiles 006
- Speaker
- Manuel Rivera – Purdue – river227@purdue.edu

In the first talk I will introduce the main constructions, many of which are classical, from scratch. This part will be introductory and accessible to a general audience with a basic knowledge of topology. This introduction will also serve as preparation for the main talk in which I will outline the proof and discuss some applications.