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- Karen Vogtmann, Chair | University of Warwick
- Tom Halverson | Macalester College
- Andrew Hwang | College of the Holy Cross
- Robert Lazarsfeld | Stony Brook University
- Mary Pugh | University of Toronto

This guide contains the essentials of the author's course in topology of undergraduates, mostly from the first two years of college. Much of it is suitable for high school students, especially those who are willing to think and experiment. Mainly the course concerns the topology of the real line. To reduce the use of arithmetic (and algebra) to a purely descriptive role, a concrete space is constructed in which points are maps from natural numbers to the natural numbers, i.e., sequences of positive integers. The lexicographic order is defined and the space of all such functions is given the order topology. All this is done slowly, introducing the student gradually to certain types of infinite processes.

- F. Burton Jones
- University of California at Riverside